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Zaria Catholic Bishop Dodo dies after brief illness

Most Reverend George Jonathan Dodo, the Catholic Bishop of Zaria Diocese in Kaduna State passed away on Friday after a brief illness.

Bishop Dodo’s death was confirmed by the Diocesan Vice-Chancellor of Zaria, Reverend Father Abraham Bisan.

In a statement released in Kaduna, Fr. Bisan revealed that the late Bishop who was the pioneer Bishop of the Diocese died in the early hours of Friday.

The statement enjoined all to pray for “his peaceful repose” while adding that “information regarding his burial will be announced as soon as possible.”

The brief statement read, “With gratitude to God 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.

“This sad event took place in the early hours of Friday, July 8, 2022, after a brief illness.

“While we enjoin all to pray for his peaceful repose, information regarding his burial will be announced as soon as possible.”

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