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ANOTHER REVEREND FATHER KILLED IN BENUE

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Unknown gunmen had attacked a Reverend Father In Taraba state of Nigeria.

The reverend father was killed and set Him ablaze. He was reportedly ambushed and killed.

The cleric identified as Reverend Father David Tanko was the Catholic priest at Kufai Amadu in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State.

Father David Tanko was on his way to Takum for a peace meeting with his fellow clergymen. The peace talk was on how to resolve the lingering Tiv, Jukun crisis.

However, the chairman of the council, Shiban Tikari disclosed that after killing him, the attackers set fire him and his car on fire.


Tikari identified the deceased as Reverend Father David Tanko.

David was a native of Wukari local
government area of the state.

The chairman alleged that the attack was carried out by Tiv militias.


Moreover, the chairman also blamed several other attacks that have
claimed lives and property in southern Taraba on
the Tiv militias.

Nevertheless, he stressed that the reason for the attacks is still unknown.

Meanwhile, investigation is still ongoing on the incident.

No arrest have been made as at the time of filing this information.

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