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 Fr. Augustin Ashigabu 23 August, 1988 17 December, 2016 Akwanga
40 Fr. Jospeh Kumah Timothy 11 September, 1987 17 December, 2016 Bukan Sidi
41 Fr. Magum T. Emmanuel 18 February, 1988 17 December, 2016 Obi
42 Fr. Micah James Auta 13 September, 1986 17 December, 2016 Keffi
43 Rev. Abminiku David 15 May, 1985 17 December, 2016 Nasarawa Eggon
44 Rev. Abu Francis 10 July, 1985 17 Decmber, 2016 Doma
45 Rev.Azagaku Vincent 4 August, 1987 17 December, 2016

Lafia

46 Rev. Bature Jeremiah 1 January, 1985 17 December, 2016 Maria Asumpta Bukan Sidi
47 Rev. Dyuran Matthew 20 March, 1985 17 December, 2016 Kadarko
48 Rev. Embugushiki. I. Emma 30 September, 1978 17 December, 2016 Nass. Eggon
49 Rev. Ibrahim Clement 8 August, 1988 17 December, 2016 Shinge
50 Rev. Titus Hosea 13 April, 1987 17 December, 2016 Gitata

 

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. Francis Kusa
1965
1 July, 1995 Gboko

10

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

11

Fr. Isaac Batur 1 January, 1965 2 August, 1996 Gboko
12

Emmanuel Agundo Cssp

19 September, 1962 18 July, 1992 Gboko

13

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

14

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

15

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

16

Fr. Augustin Garba 12 June, 1976 30 June, 2001 Kafanchan
17 Fr. Robert Laha 30 August, 1969 9 August, 2003 Gboko
18 Fr. George Shenge 18 April, 1976 9 August, 2003 Gboko

19

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

20

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

21

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

22

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

23

Kenneth Eze OSA 23 April, 1982 15 July, 2010 Akwa

24

Fr. Innocent Hubert Ogwuche VC 20 February, 1982 2 July, 2011 Otukpo
25 Fr. Samuel A. Aluga VC 5 June, 1981 2 July, 2011 Via Christi
26 Fr. Atime Andrew VC 25 August, 1978 19 July, 2014 Gboko
27 Fr. Eugene Inobeme, OSA 20 October, 1981 2013 Auchi
28 Fr. Nayongo T. Victor Cssp 8 July, 1978 18 July, 2015 Gboko
29 Fr. Kizito Ameloko Vc 18 May, 1985 28 May, 2016

Idah

30 Fr. Stephen E. Eche Vc 9 April, 1985 28 May, 2016

Otukpo

31 Fr. Okpala I. Raphael, Vc 9 April, 1971 28 May, 2016 Awka
32 Fr. Agada A. Jude Vc 14 September, 1988 28 May, 2016 Otukpo
33 Fr. Paul Eze 3 March, 1963 21 August, 1995 Awka
34 Fr. Peter Eneojo Akor   17 June, 2017 Idah
35        
36        

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
6 Rev. Fr. Alphonsus Sanke 16 November, 1991 25 October, 1966 19 April, 2017

 

 
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