Nigeria’s Enugu, Awgu and Nsukka Catholics protest killings
Over the weekend, Catholic communities in Nigeria’s Enugu, Awgu and Nsukka Dioceses have held simultaneous peaceful processions and prayers to protest growing violent activities and killings attributed to Fulani herdsmen in their areas.
Nigerian media quoted the Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Callistus Valentine Onaga calling upon the federal and state governments to put in place adequate security measures and protect innocent lives.
Nigeria’s Sun news online reports that the Catholic faithful in Enugu braved morning rains to join the procession which culminated in prayers at the Holy Ghost Cathedral. At the Cathedral, Bishop Onaga read a pastoral statement co-authored with his two