New Appointments at the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN)

Below is the full list of New Principal Officers of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria:


President: Most Rev. Augustine Obiora Akubeze (Archbishop of Benin City);
Vice–President: Most Rev. Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji (Bishop of Umuahia);
Secretary: Most Rev. Camillus Raymond Umoh (Bishop of Ikot Ekpene);
Assistant Secretary: Most Rev. Charles Michael Hammawa (Bishop of Jalingo).
1. Pastoral Affairs – Most Rev. Valerian Okeke, (Archdiocese of Onitsha)
2. Church & Society – Most Rev. Lucius Ugorji, (Bishop of Umuahia Diocese)
3. Pastoral Agents – Most Rev. Augustine Ukwuoma, (Bishop of Orlu Diocese)
4. Mission & Dialogue – Most Rev. John Niyiring, (Bishop of Kano Diocese)
5. Directorate of Social Communications – Most Rev Godfrey Onah, (Bishop of Nsukka Diocese)
1. Pastoral / Liturgy – Most Rev. Valerian Okeke (Archbishop of Onitsha)
2. Canon Law – Most Rev. Camillus Etukudoh (Bishop of Port Harcourt)
3. Pilgrimages, Congresses & Synods – Most Rev Stephen Dami Mamza (Bishop of Yola)
4. Rel. Edu., Biblical Apostolate & Catechesis – Most Rev. Michael Elue (Bishop of Issele-Uku)
5. Inculturation & Translation – Most Rev. Gabriel Abegunrin (Archbishop of Ibadan)
6. Theology – Most Rev. Joseph Ekuwem (Archbishop of Calabar)
7. Laity – Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor (Bishop of Awka)
8. Seminary – Most Rev. Michael Apochi (Bishop of Otukpo)
9. Clergy – Most Rev. Augustine Ukwuoma (Bishop of Orlu)
10. Youth – Most Rev Peter Odetoyinbo (Bishop of Abeokuta)
11. Education – Most Rev. Jude Arogundade (Bishop of Ondo)
12. Health – Most Rev Anselm Umoren (Aux. Bishop of Abuja)
13. Family & Human Life – Most Rev Anthony Adaji (Bishop of Idah)
14. JDPC – Most Rev. Lucius Ugorji (Bishop of Umuahia)
15. Inter-religious Dialogue – Most Rev. Matthew Kukah (Bishop of Sokoto)
16. Ecumenism – Most Rev Mathew Audu (Bishop of Lafia)
17. Mission – Most Rev. John Niyiring (Bishop of Kano)
18. Ethics – Most Rev Charles Hammawa (Bishop of Jalingo)
19. Finance – Most Rev John Okoye (Bishop of Awgu)
20. Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) – Most Peter Okpaleke (Bishop of Ahaira)
21. Religious – Most Donatus Ogun (Bishop of Uromi)
Pro-Chancellor VERITAS University of Nigeria: Most Rev. Anthony Obinna (Archbishop of Owerri)
Pro Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, Catholic Institute of West Africa (CIWA): Most Rev Hilary Okeke (Bishop of Nnewi)
Opus Securitatis: Most Rev. John Onaiyekan (Archbishop of Abuja)

Congratulations to them on their new appointments.

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