How Seminarian was Killed In Bandits’ Attack of Kaduna Catholic Church


Details of how a seminarian, Na’aman Ngofe Danladi lost his life in gunmen’s attack of a Catholic Church parish house in Kamanton, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, have emerged.

The parish under the Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan in Jema’a Local Government Area came under attack on Thursday night with the assailants setting it ablaze.

The smoke that followed cost Danladi who concealed himself somewhere in the building to the dodge the gunmen his life.

Speaking on the attack, the Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), said the seminarian was about completing his training into the Catholic priesthood.

CAN in a statement signed by the state Chairman, Rev John Joseph Hayab, condemned the attack and called on the state government and relevant stakeholders to swing into action and ensure that the perpetrators were brought to book.

The statement reads in part: “We reiterate again here that leaders at all levels in Southern Kaduna and Kaduna State must wake up to this call and be responsible for the protection of the communities where they live and lead. We cannot continue like this. No, it is unacceptable and we all must wake up to our responsibilities.”

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