Buhari mourns passage of Bishop Emeritus

June 6, 2019
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday  in Abuja commiserated with the Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, President and members of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, and the entire Catholic community in the country, on the passage of the Bishop Emeritus of Sokoto, Most Rev Kevin Joseph Aje.

The Presidency noted that the Bishop Emeritus, aged 85, served as a priest for about 50 years, retiring at Sokoto in 2011.

National Daily learned that President Buhari in a statement recalledMost Rev Kevin Joseph Aje’ssteadfast advocacy of cordiality between Christians and Muslims in the country, and how he was a peacemaker and bridge builder, stressing that this would resonate whenever the departed cleric comes to mind.

President Buhari recommended the sterling virtues of Most Rev Aje to younger priests and preachers, and to all Nigerians at large.

The President described Bishop Emeritus as a “great spiritual father,” who has left his footprints on the sands of time.

Buhari prayed for the repose of the soul of the Bishop Emeritus.

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