Gunmen attack Onaiyekan in Edo, Catholic bishops kick

Thank God he survived.

onaiyekanThe Catholic Archbishop of Benin, Most Rev. Augustine Akubueze and the Bishop of Uromi Catholic Diocese, Dr. Donatus Ogun, have appealed to the Federal Government to tackle the growing attacks by criminals in Edo State.

The bishops, who spoke against the backdrop of last Friday’s attempt on the life of the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan.

Onaiyekan was said to have been attacked by suspected herdsmen along the Benin-Ekpoma Road on his way from the 10-year anniversary of the enthronement of Akubueze as a bishop and the 10-year anniversary of the Diocese Uromi.

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