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There has been a major reshufflement of priests in the diocese of Lafia. This was announced to the priests at a gathering of all the priests with the Bishop on Monday 1st July, 2012. The reshufflement was announced by the Bishop himself and called on all to put in their best in their new apostolate.


The Bishop said that some where moving while others will still remain. The term of office will be for three years.


The list of the posting is thus:



St. Aloysius Parish Doma
Very Rev. Fr. Francis Kusa                    Parish Priest


St. John’s Parish Agyaragu
Rev. Fr. George Shenge                        Parish Priest


St. Mary’s Mission
Rev. Fr. Amos Yakubu                              Parish Priest


St. Matthew’s Parish, Obi
Very Rev. Fr. Sylverster Nagba            Parish Priest


St. John of the Cross Mission Keana,
Rev. Fr. Joseph Ochigbo Edeh                             Parish Priest


St. Anthony’s Parish
Rev. Fr. Isaac Batur                                 Parish Priest


St. John's Indepedent Mission, Awe

Rev. Fr. Robert Laha                           Priest-In Charge



St. Patrick's Independent Mission,

Imon, Nasarawa State.

Rev. Fr. Norbert Msar                               Priest-In-Charge




St. William’s Cathedral Lafia
Very Rev. Fr. Michael Jaki                   Cathedral Administrator
Rev. Fr. Hilary Abah                              Ass. Cathedral Administrator


Queen of Apostle, Shinge
Very Rev. Fr. Donal Fennessy SMA          Parish Priest


St. Francis Parish Assakio
Rev. Fr. Jeremiah Akuba                                  Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Innocent Ogwuche (Via Christi)     Ass. Parish Priest


SS Peter and Paul Mission


Nasarawa State.

Established: 2003

Very Rev. Fr. Matthew Ofoku                              Parish Priest

Rev. Fr. Bitrus Wazamda                           Ass. Parish Priest


St. Augustine Quasi-Parish Ombi I
Rev. Fr. Paul Onah Christopher Omaku                            Parish Priest


Maria Asumpta Independent Mission,

Bukan Sidi, Lafia.

Rev. Fr. James Adamu.                                   Priest-In-Charge




St. Patrick’s Parish, Akwanga

Very Rev. Fr. Peter Semillinos                                    Parish Priest

Rev. Alfred Azige                                                        Ass. Parish Priest.


St. Mulumba Parish
Rev. Fr. Simon Aweli                                Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Innocent Allu.                            Ass. Parish Priest

St. Theresa Catholic Mission,
Rev. Fr. (CSSP)                                Parish Priest


St. Micheal’s Mission,


Rev. Fr. Peter Asan                                                   Parish Priest



St. Peter’s Parish
Rev. Fr. Simon Ikpum                                        Parish Priest


St. James Mission
Keffi North,
Rev. Fr. Justine De Galleh                                Parish Priest


St. Matthias Mulumba Parish
Rev. Fr. Vincent Abeshi                                 Parish Priest


St. Kizito’s Parish
Very Rev. Fr. Alphonsus Sanke                         Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Vincent Ozegya                                  Ass. Parish Priest


Christ the King Parish, Toto
Rev. Fr. Christopher Edebianga (Msp)


St. Martin’s Catholic Mission


Rev. Fr. Jude Maigari                                          Parish Priest

Rev. Fr. Manasseh Terfa Iorchr (Via Christi)          1st Ass. Parish Priest

Rev. Fr. Fabian Nwaokocha                                       2nd Ass Parish Priest


Holy Emmanuel Parish,

Very Rev. Fr. David Baka                                          Parish Priest

Rev. Fr. John Oni(Msp)                                               Ass. Parish Priest

Rev. Fr. William Ayo (Via Christi) Ass Parish Priest


St. John’s Parish
Very Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Patrick OSA              Parish Priest
Very Rev. Fr. Richard Hughes OSA                                           


St. Augustine’s Mission
Aso Pada,
Rev. Fr. Cosmos Bai                                        Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Pax Jey Sharwan (Via Christi)             Ass. Parish Priest.


St. Theresa’s Mission
Rev. Fr. Christopher Omaku                                Parish Priest
Fr. Martin Njoulu Sesugh(Via Christi)               Ass. Parish Priest


St. Rita’s Independent Mission,

Mararaba, Nasarawa State.

Rev. Fr. Stanley Aroh                                                 Priest-In-charge




St. Monica’s Independent Mission,

New Karu.

Rev. Fr. Patrick Agbo                                                 Priest-In- charge


St. Sylvester’s Independent Mission,

New Nyanya.

Rev. Fr. Lawrence Ayembugu                                    Priest-In Charge




Holy Trinity Independent Mission,


Rev. Fr. Anthony Allanana                                         Priest-In-Charge



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