Terrorists on Sunday raided the Kaduna Correctional Center (prison) farm in Kujama, along Kaduna – Kachia road, shooting to death a catholic priest, Reverend Father Virus Borogo.
The killing of the catholic priest has brought the catholic community into a huge shock and grief, throwing the members into mourning.
A statement signed by the Secretary General, Catholic Secretariat, the Chancellor, Reverend Father Christian Okewu Emmanuel said, “it is with a heavy heart, but with total submission to the will of God that we announce the death of Rev. Fr. Vitus Borogo, which sad event took place today (Sunday) at Prison Farm, Kujama, along Kaduna-Kachia Road, after a raid on the farm by Terrorists.
“Until his death, Fr. Borogo (aged 50) was the Chaplain of the Catholic Community of the Kaduna State Polytechnic, and the Chairman of the Nigerian Catholic Diocesan Priests Association (NCDPA), Kaduna Chapter.
“Already, the Most Rev. Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso, the Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna Diocese has condoled with the immediate family, the NFCS Family of Kaduna Polytechnic, and indeed the entire Kaduna Polytechnic Community; and assures them of his fraternal closeness and prayers.
“Details of his funeral arrangement will be announced as soon possible.
“Meanwhile we commit his soul to the maternal intercession of the blessed Virgin Mary, and call on all men and women of goodwill to continue to pray for the peaceful repose of his soul and for the consolation of his bereaved family, especially his mother.”