Members of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja, would take to the streets today, to protest against the kilings of the innocent people in Benue, particularly the brutal murder of two Catholic priests and laity during a Holy Mass.

This protest are held nationwide in Benue, Edo, Imo, Abuja etc.

A statement by the Secretary General of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Rev. Fr. Ralph Madu, said the protest is mainly to honour two catholic priests and other faithful who were killed last month in a Catholic Church in Benue State, by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

The two catholic priests identified as Rev. Fr. Joseph Gor and Felix Tyolaha, alongside 17 others were said to be celebrating early morning mass when the herdsmen invaded the church and unleash terror on them.

They would be buried today, at Sesugh Maria pilgrimage centre, Ayati, Benue State.

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