Breaking: Catholic Diocese of Zaria announces the death of Bishop Dodo

Breaking: Catholic Diocese of Zaria announces the death of Bishop Dodo

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…Bishop Dodo dies sixty-six, days after his father’s demise

By Olivia Obijiaku

The clergy and faithful of the Catholic Diocese of Zaria have been thrown into mourning following the death of their first Chief Shepherd, Most Rev Dr. George Jonathan Dodo who died on Friday, 8th July, 2022. 

This was disclosed through an official letter written by the Diocesan Vice Chancellor, Rev Fr. Abraham Bisan Nake which read in part, “I have been directed to announce the passing unto glory of our bishop, Most Rev George Jonathan Dodo, the pioneer bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Zaria. The sad event took place in the early hours of Friday, 8th July, 2022 after a brief illness.”   

Bishop Dodo who was appointed Bishop of Zaria on 5th December, 2000 and installed on 3rd March, 2001died few days after the death of his father, Mr. David Dodo whose remains are yet to be laid to rest.

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