Four bishops and an archbishop

Published July 18, 2011

Results from the Church of Nigeria’s episcopal meeting

The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) at its episcopal meeting held at IBRU Centre Agbarha-Otor has elected four new bishops and an archbishop.

The new archbishop for Aba Province is the Rt. Rev. Ikechi Nwosu, the incumbent Bishop of the diocese of Umuahia. He will replace the Most Rev. Dr. Ugochukwu Uwaoma Ezuoke, archbishop of Aba province, who is retiring.

The newly elected bishops are: the Ven. Christian Ugwuzor of St. James Church, Egbelu Eziukwu, in Aba diocese, as the new bishop of Aba. He will replace the retiring bishop, the Most Rev. Dr. Ugochukwu Ezuoke.

The Ven. Monday Nkweagu of Christ Church in Achi Agu Ngbo diocese is the new Bishop for Abakaliki Diocese. He will replace the Rev. V.D. Benson, the incumbent bishop, who is retiring.


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