Rev. Fr. Dr. Habila Tyiakwonaboi Daboh has been appointed as the Bishop of Zaria Diocese, Kaduna State.
His appointment followed confirmation by the leader of the Catholic church, Pope Francis.
The announcement was contained in a statement issued on the Facebook page of the Catholic Broadcast Commission, Nigeria, on Thursday.
Until his appointment, Daboh was the Rector of the Good Shepherd Major Seminary in Kaduna, a position he has held since 2016.
The statement revealed that Daboh was born on 10 June 1970 in the Zangon Kataf area, in the Archdiocese of Kaduna.
He was ordained a priest on 10 July 1999 for the Archdiocese of Kaduna after completing studies at Saint Thomas Aquinas Major Seminary in Makurdi and Saint Augustine’s Major Seminary in Jos.