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NIGERIA: Archbishop Henry Chukwudum Ndukuba is New Primate

NIGERIA: Archbishop Henry Chukwudum Ndukuba is New Primate

Press Release
September 25, 2019

Henry Chukwudum Ndukuba hails from Anambra State. He was born in the year 1959.
He was ordained in 1989 on 21st September 1999 by Archbishop J. Abiodun Adetiloye. He was consecrated the first Bishop of the Diocese of Gombe, with seven other Bishops. On 25th November 1999 the new Diocese was inaugurated as the 71st Diocese of the Church of Nigeria.

He served as the Chairman of the Liturgy, Prayer and Spirituality Committee of the Church of Nigeria. He was once the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria [CAN] Gombe State Chapter.

He is a sound Biblical Scholar, Teacher, Pastor and an accomplished Evangelist. He is a man who loves the Lord Jesus Christ and has a great heart for the Word of God. He has written many articles for Christian Journals and a book; "Christ Above All: A Theology of the Epistle to the Hebrews." He has served Nigeria and the Church in different capacities.

Meeting at St Paul's Cathedral in Port Harcourt in Southern Nigeria 's Rivers State on 22nd September 2017, the House of Bishops elected Henry Ndukuba, Bishop of Gombe, as the new Archbishop of Jos. He succeeds Benjamin Kwashi, Bishop of Jos. The province of Jos comprises ten Diocese in central Nigeria's Middle Belt.

On 24th September 2019, the house of Bishops elected him Primate of all Nigeria. He is to succeed The Most Rev'd Dr. Nicholas D. Okoh

He is happily married to Angela Eberechukwu Ndukuba and they are blessed with four daughters and two sons.

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