Killers Of Benue Catholic Priest Will Not Go Unpunished – Gov Ortom




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Benue state governor, has said that the of Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Ngugban would face the full wrath of the law.

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Ortom made the promise in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Terver Akase on Wednesday in Makurdi.

Ngugban, the assistant parish priest of St. Paul Catholic Church, Aye-Twar village in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area, was killed on Tuesday inside the Parish house.

Ortom who condemned the act, assured that the of the priest would be brought to justice.

“I reassure the people of Katsina-Ala and Sankera that the State Government will not relent until those for the and other attacks in the area are brought to justice,” he said.

The governor described the attack as “mindless and wonders why a harmless priest would become the target of armed men.”

He reaffirmed the resolve of his administration not to handover the state to criminals and Benue people to continue to support operatives with timely and useful information.

Ortom sympathised with the bereaved family and prayed that God grants the soul of Ngugban eternal rest.

(NAN)