Nigeria: Bandits attack Catholic priest, set him ablaze

A catholic priest from Kufai Amadu in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State in Nigeria has been attacked by bandits. The cleric was ambushed, then set on fire in his own vehicle, according to local media reporting. According to PUNCH reporting, the cleric was on his way to Takum for a peace meeting with his fellow clergymen. The Reverend Father has been identified as David Tanko.  He was attacked by Tiv militias, according to eyewitness account. Catholic priests continue to come under attack in Nigeria in recent times. Just…

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