Fulani Herdsmen attack Catholic Seminary, shoot Priest, Injure others
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Fulani Herdsmen attack Catholic Seminary, shoot Priest, Injure others

Dumebi Ifeanyi

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Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen on Monday attacked a seminary in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital.The armed bandits according to reports shot a Catholic priest and injured another during the attack on the minor seminary.

Some students were also injured with properties destroyed by the gunmen. Those injured in the attack are currently receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC).

The Director of Caritas Nigeria, an agency of the Catholic Church, Reverend Father Evaristus Bassey confirmed the attack via Whatsapp. He stated;



“Please Frs, pray for us. Our minor seminary in Jalingo has just been attacked by the Fulani, some students are injured, some cars destroyed, two priests beaten and one shot on the leg. They are currently receiving treatment at FMC.”

He also called for prayers for victims of the attack.

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Updated on February 8, 2019 at 11:56 am