Nigeria: Bishop Emeritus of Sokoto Diocese goes home

With total submission to the will of God for a life of selfless service and dedication to God, the Church and Humanity at large, we announce the demise of our Bishop Emeritus, Most Rev. Kevin J. Aje, at about 12noon today, 27th May, 2019 (as Mass was being offered at St. Bakhita chapel).

Burial arrangements will be announced latter.

May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen! (Pls offer Masses and prayers for his repose). 🕊🕊🕊

Bishop Aje was born on 25th April 1934, ordained Priest June 12, 1966, ordained Coadjutor Bishop of Sokoto Jan 6, 1983, and installed April 28, 1985, resigned as Bishop of Sokoto Sept. 8, 2011.

He died today May 27, 2019 at 85 years.

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