By Ononye VC

The Holy Father, Pope Francis has appointed Most Rev Jonas Benson Okoye as the new Bishop of Nnewi Diocese. He was the former Auxiliary Bishop of Awka Diocese. He takes over from Most Rev Hilary Odili Okeke who is expected to retire at the age of 75 next year. According to the information reaching us, the new Bishop of Nnewi Diocese was born in 1963 in Kaduna. He hails from Adazi Nnukwu, Anaoch is from Utuh. The Holy Father the Pope pronounced him the Bishop of Nnewi Diocese on November 9,2021, feast of the Basilica of St John Lateran


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