St. Paul's Catholic Mission Kertyo, Makurdi
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Nyinya T. Paul
About St. Paul's Catholic Mission Kertyo, Makurdi
St. Paul Catholic Mission Kertyo, Makurdi started as an outstation of St. Gregory's Parish Ikpayongo and was commissioned in 1995 by Father Albert Aondona (now late). When Holy family parish Kanshio became a parish, Kertyo was her outstation. On February 18, 2011, the then Bishop of Makurdi, Most Revd A.A. Usuh created St. Paul's Mission Kertyo to be headed by Father Anthony Akaatenger who celebrated first Mass on February 20th, 2011.
On 1st December, 2012 St. Matthew’s Catholic Church Bam - Achusa, Makurdi was commissioned to be an outstation of St. Paul's Kertyo.
Father Alexander Shango was charged with the responsibility for the souls of the people of this mission on September 2, 2015 to 11th October, 2018, Father Paul Nyinya who presently heads the Mission, took over from where Father Shango stopped.