Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, on 27 September 2012 appointed Rev. Godwin Atede of the clergy of the diocese of Idah as Rector of the major Seminary "St. Thomas Aquinas" in the Diocese of Makurdi, the.
The new Rector was born on June 4, 1966 in Egume, and was ordained a priest in December 1998 for the diocese of Idah. After attending the Major Seminary "Sts. Peter and Paul" in Ekpoma, and the Major Seminary "St. Thomas Aquinas" in Makurdi, he continued his studies in Germany, where he graduated in Moral Theology. After his ordination he was the curate in several parishes, Secretary of the Bishop, Chaplain, diocesan Director of vocations, professor at the major Seminary "St. Thomas Aquinas". (SL) (Agenzia Fides 14/01/2013)