PRIESTS OF THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF LAFIA
 

 


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S/N NAME YEAR OF BIRTH YEAR OF ORDINATION HOME PARISH
1

+Matthew Ishaya Audu

7 June, 1959 23 June, 1984 Gitata
2
    Fr. Sylvester Nagba
27 March, 1945 20 December, 1970 Akwanga
3
    Fr. Anthony T. Allahnana
31 December, 1964 16 November, 1991 Akwanga
4
    Fr. Matthew O. Ofoku
21 September, 1966 06 August, 1994 Obi
5
    Fr. Joseph Esson
1967
03 December, 1994 Akwanga
6
    Fr. Francis Orfega
25 June, 1969 14 September, 2001 Doma
7
    Fr. Cosmas Bai
03 November, 1970 03 August, 2002 Akwanga
8
    Fr. Justine De galleh
07 April, 1974 16 August, 2003 Nass. Eggon
9
    Fr. Amos Yakubu
05 May, 1973 24 September, 2005 Gitata
10
    Fr. Christopher Omaku
August, 1973
24 September, 2005 Obi
11
    Fr. Jeremiah Akuba
19 October, 1974 24 September, 2005 Duduguru
12
    Fr. Jude Maigari
28 December, 1976 24 September, 2005 Lafia
13
    Fr Victor Davou
19 February, 1973 30 September, 2006 Shinge
14
    Fr. Lawrence Ayembugu
29 July, 1976 26 January, 2008 Akwanga
15
    Fr. James O. Adamu
13 December, 1978 26 January, 2008 Karu
16
    Fr. Stanley Aroh
20 November, 1978 26 January, 2008 Agyaragu
17
    Fr. Hilary Abba

23 May, 1978

08 January, 2011 Nasarawa
18
    Fr. Vincent Abeshi
27 September, 1976 08 January, 2011 Garaku
19
    Fr. Vincent Ozegya
29 January, 1977 08 January, 2011 Keana
20
    Fr. Thaddeus Audu
22 February, 1977 08 January, 2011 Doma
21

    Fr. Bitrus Wazamda

16 March, 1981 08 January, 2011 Masaka
22

    Fr. Alfred Azige

09 May, 1982 11 February, 2012 Duduguru
23
    Fr. Innocent Alu
09 May, 1982 11 February, 2012 Garaku
24
    Fr. Fabian Nwokocha
08 June, 1983 11 February, 2012 Keffi
25 Fr. Akwe Bala John
5 January, 1979 05 October, 2013 Doma
26 Fr. Paul Asogwa
14 April, 1982 05 October, 2013 Nasarawa Eggon
27 Fr. Agu David Arigu 20 February, 1979 20 September, 2014 Shinge
28 Fr. Akuki Alexius Ogah 05 May, 1984 20 September, 2014 Garaku
29 Fr.. Attah Hosea Tanko 03 March, 1983 20 September, 2014 Shinge
30 Fr. Efuna Yusuf Kakpo 25 December, 1983 20 September, 2014 Gitata
31 Fr. Ibi Patrick Matthew 09 April, 1979 20 September, 2014 Nasarawa Eggon
32 Fr. Magaji Maurice Maren 17 January, 1984 20 September, 2014 Akwanga
33 Fr. Omaku Jude Dantala 05 April, 1983 20 September, 2014 Doma
35 Fr. Ebuga Bitrus 24 April, 1986 5 December, 2015 Nass. Eggon
36 Fr. Umbugus M. Adigizi 24 July, 1981 5 December, 2015 Akwanga
37 Fr. Iyo J. Samuel 17 April, 1983 5 December, 2015 Keffi- North
38 Fr. Uwaike Obinna 17 October, 1988 5 December, 2015

Cathedral

39 Rev. Augustin Ashigabu 23 August, 1988 5 December, 2015 Akwanga
40 Rev. Jospeh Kumah Timothy 11 September, 1987 5 December, 2015 Bukan Sidi
41 Rev. Magum T. Emmanuel 18 February, 1988 5 December, 2015 Obi
42 Rev. Micah James Auta 13 September, 1986 5 December, 2015 Keffi

 

OTHER PRIESTS WORKING IN THE DIOCESE

 

S/N NAME YEAR OF BIRTH YEAR OF ORDINATION DIOCESE

1

Fr. Raymond Hickey OSA
21 April, 1936 21 February, 1960 OSA

2

Fr. Richard Hughes OSA 4 April, 1938 21 February, 1965 OSA

3

Fr. Donal Fennessy SMA 18 June, 1941 8 December, 1965 SMA

4

Fr. Peter Semelinso 30 December, 1957
1984
Yola

5

Fr. Jake O. Utonko 17 January, 1960 10 December, 1986 Ogoja
6 Fr. Francis B. Osula OSA 6 March, 1957 1987 Benin
7 Fr. Christopher Edebianga MSP 15 September, 1958 23 June 1990 MSP
8 Fr. Peter Asan 22 November, 1965 12 October, 1991 Makurdi

9

Fr. Alphonsus Sanke 25 October, 1966 16 November, 1991 Kafanchan

10

Fr. Francis Kusa
1965
1 July, 1995 Gboko

11

Fr. Marcellinus Sa'aondo 31 January, 1970 1 July, 1995 Gboko

12

Fr. Isaac Batur 1 January, 1965 2 August, 1996 Gboko
13 Fr. James Akpagher CSSp 16 February, 1968 5 July, 1997 Gboko

14

Fr. Simon Ikpum 21 May, 1971 2 August, 1997 Gboko

15

Fr. Michael Jaki 16 July, 1962 2 August, 1997 Kastina Ala

16

Fr. Gabriel Ngbea 8 April, 1971 15 August, 1998 Gboko

17

Fr. Peter Maigari OSA 10 June, 1977 4 July, 2003 OSA
18 Fr. Robert Laha 30 August, 1969 9 August, 2003 Gboko
19 Fr. George Shenge 18 April, 1976 9 August, 2003 Gboko

20

Fr. Norbath Msar 24 December, 1976 5 August, 2006 Kastina Ala

21

Fr. Paul Onah VC 12 Febraury, 1982 6 July, 2008 Via Christi

22

Fr. Patrick Agbo 21 October, 1980 8 November, 2008 Otukpo

23

Fr. Manasseh T. Iorchr VC 22 December, 1983 26 June, 2010 Via Christi

24

Fr. Martin Njoulu Sesugh VC 7 May, 1980 2 July, 2011 Gboko

25

Fr. Innocent Hubert Ogwuche VC 20 February, 1982 2 July, 2011 Otukpo
26 Fr. Samuel A. Aluga VC 5 June, 1981 2 July, 2011 Via Christi
27 Fr. Israel E. Oruebi MSP 3 May 1983 22 June, 2013 Bomadi
28. Fr. Eugene Inobeme, OSA 20 October, 1981 2013 Auchi
29 Fr. Enoch Tanyi, VC 28 December, 1986 19 July, 2014 Ogoja
30 Fr. Raymond Dzungwene, VC 3 February, 1986 19 July, 2014

Gboko

31 Fr. Davou D. Alfred, OSA 14 November, 1985 19 July, 2014

Jos

32 Fr. Atime T. Andrew VC 25 August, 1985 19 July, 2014 Makurdi
33 Fr. Nayongo T. Victor Cssp 8 July, 1978 18 July, 2015 Gboko
34 Fr. Edward Pemida MSP 13 October, 1987 20 June, 2015 Lokoja
35 Fr. Gregory Obi OSA   2000  
36 Fr. Jude Oyidri OSA   19 June,2015 Awka
37 Fr. Peter Imaji, OSA   19 June, 2015 Idah

NECROLOGY

S/N NAME DATE OF ORDINATION DATE OF BIRTH DATE OF DEATH
1 Rev. Peter Jatau 5 January, 2004 15 December, 1973 22nd November, 2005
2 Rev. Fr. James Baka 12 October, 1991 18 September, 1964

26th October, 2010

3 Rev. Fr. Simon Chia Aweli 1 July, 1995 7 October, 1969 30th March, 2015
4 Rev. Fr. Joseph Edeh Ochigbo 26 January, 2008 28 July, 1962 6th June, 2015
5 Rev. Fr. David Baka 14 February, 1982 1955 10th July, 2015

 

 
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