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Pioneer Bishop Of Zaria Catholic Diocese, George Dodo Is Dead

Most Rev. Dr. George Jonathan Dodo, the pioneer Catholic Bishop of Zaria Diocese is dead.

Dodo died on Friday, July 8, after a brief illness.

Zaria Diocese announced his passing  in a statement issued by Diocesan Vice Chancellor of Zaria, Rev. Fr. Abraham Bisan Make.

“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,” the statement read.

“This sad event took place in the early hours of Friday, 8th July, 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”, the statement read bin part.

Bishop Dodo was born in Zuturung Mago, on April 17, 1956 and ordained a priest on June 18 1983.

He was appointed Bishop of Zaria, December 5, 2000 and was installed Bishop of Zaria March 3, 2001.

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