By Chris Nyamtu – Lafia
He is Right Reverend Mongsignor David Ajang.
At the inauguration of the new Bishop in Lafia the state capital, Pope Francis charged religious leaders to focus attention to preaching the gospel of love for mankind , peace and sanctity of life.
Pope Francis represented by Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria, Archbishop Antonio Guido urged the new Bishop to shun false promises, quest for material possession and be dedicated to preaching the message of peace, love, unity and salvation.
In their goodwill messages, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state and his counterpart in Nasarawa State Abdullahi Sule said prevailing situations across the country counted more on the clergy for prayers and guidance.
The new Catholic Bishop of Lafia Diocese Right Reverend Monsignor David Ajang pledged to discharge his duties as required by God for the redemption of humanity.
Twenty five Catholic Bishops from across the country including the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese , Mathew Kukah and Bishop Emeritus John Onaiyekan attended the event.