AFRICA/NIGERIA - Resignation of the Bishop of Ahiara and appointment of the Apostolic Administrator

Monday, 19 February 2018

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – Today the Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Ahiara (Nigeria), presented by his Exc. Msgr. Peter Ebere Okpaleke, and at the same time appointed His Exc. Msgr. Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji, Bishop of Umuahia as Apostolic Administrator sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of the same diocese. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 19/2/2018)