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Oldest and Youngest Bishops


BirthdateAgeNameCurrent Title
Oldest
unknown Father John Francis Brown, S.M.A.Superior Emeritus of Kano
24 Feb 1927 Bishop Senan Louis O’Donnell, O.S.A.Bishop Emeritus of Maiduguri
1931 Archbishop Peter Yariyok JatauArchbishop Emeritus of Kaduna
31 Aug 1931 Bishop Gregory Obinna OchiaghaBishop Emeritus of Orlu
26 Oct 1931 Archbishop Patrick Ebosele EkpuArchbishop Emeritus of Benin City
29 Oct 1931 Bishop Anthony Okonkwo GbujiBishop Emeritus of Enugu
1 Nov 1932 Francis Cardinal ArinzePrefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Roman Curia
25 Apr 1934 Bishop Kevin Joseph AjeBishop Emeritus of Sokoto
Nov 1934 Bishop Julius Babatunde AdelakunBishop Emeritus of Oyo
1 Mar 1935 Bishop Francis Folorunsho Clement AlongeBishop Emeritus of Ondo
17 Apr 1935 Bishop Michael Patrick Olatunji FagunBishop Emeritus of Ekiti
16 Jun 1936 Anthony Olubunmi Cardinal OkogieArchbishop Emeritus of Lagos
Youngest
15 Dec 1970 Bishop Bulus Dauwa YohannaVicar Apostolic of Kontagora
30 Nov 1969 Bishop Stephen Dami MamzaBishop of Yola
12 Oct 1966 Bishop Donatus Aihmiosion Ogun, O.S.A.Bishop of Uromi
3 Jun 1966 Bishop Hilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F.Bishop of Bauchi
2 Apr 1965 Bishop Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe, C.M.F.Bishop of Makurdi
13 Oct 1964 Bishop Anthony Ademu Adaji, M.S.P.N.Bishop of Idah
19 Jul 1964 Archbishop Brian UdaigweApostolic Nuncio to Benin
18 Feb 1964 Bishop Michael Gobal GokumBishop of Pankshin
28 Jan 1964 Bishop Peter Kayode OdetoyinboBishop of Abeokuta
8 Oct 1963 Archbishop Antonio Guido FilipazziApostolic Nuncio to Nigeria
8 May 1963 Bishop John Akinkunmi OyejolaBishop of Osogbo
1 Mar 1963 Bishop Peter Ebere OkpalekeBishop of Ahiara

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