AFRICA/NIGERIA - Resignation of the Bishop of Makurdi and appointment of successor

Monday, 30 March 2015

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 28 March 2015 the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Diocese of Makurdi (Nigeria), by His Exc. Mgr. Athanasius Atule Usuh, in accordance with can. 401 § 2 of the Code of Canon Law.
He is succeeded by His Exc. Mons. Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe, C.M.F., Coadjutor of the same diocese. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 30/03/2015)