The Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion will hold the consecration service for the newly elected bishops of Uyo, Ogbia, Oji River and Katsina on Tuesday 19th March, 2024 which will be hosted by the Diocese of Ijebu in Ogun State, South West of Nigeria.

Recall that after at the end of a successful Standing Committee Meeting of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion held at the Cathedral Church of the Ascension, Boji-Boji, Owa, from 5th to 9th February, 2024, and at the end of the Episcopal Synod held on Thursday, 8th February, 2024 at St Michael’s Anglican Church Owa Alero in Ika Diocese, Delta State, The Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, The Most Rev. Dr. Henry Ndukuba announced the elections of four clergymen to fill the vacant Episcopal Sees in four Dioceses.

The service which will hold at Cathedral Church of Our Saviour, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State will be presided over by the Primate of the Church of Nigeria, The Most Rev’d Dr. Henry C. Ndukuba and will live on Advent Cable Network Nigeria (ACNNTV).

To be consecrated are;
1. The Venerable Owen Ukafia for the Diocese of Uyo
2. The Venerable Nuhu Yohanna for the Diocese of Katsina
3. The Venerable Matthew Tamunotari Obaze for the Diocese of Ogbia.
4. The Venerable Ikechukwu Egbuonu for the Diocese of Oji River.

The Primate calls for prayers for the newly elected Bishops as they embark on the new assignment and for a safe travel for all attendees of this service.

Korede Akintunde
CoN Communication Officer

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