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Nigeria

Seniority by Priestly Ordination


Ordained
Priest
YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
18 May 1944 Archbishop Girolamo PrigioneApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to México
17 Jul 1955 Bishop Senan Louis O’Donnell, O.S.A.Bishop Emeritus of Maiduguri
23 Nov 1958 Francis Cardinal ArinzePrefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Roman Curia
23 Nov 1958 Bishop Anthony Okonkwo GbujiBishop Emeritus of Enugu
31 Jul 1960 Bishop Gregory Obinna OchiaghaBishop Emeritus of Orlu
8 Dec 1961 Bishop Alexius Obabu MakoziBishop Emeritus of Port Harcourt
29 Jun 1963 Bishop Francis Folorunsho Clement AlongeBishop Emeritus of Ondo
7 Jul 1963 Archbishop Patrick Ebosele EkpuArchbishop Emeritus of Benin City
7 Jul 1963 Archbishop Peter Yariyok JatauArchbishop Emeritus of Kaduna
25 Apr 1965 Archbishop Joseph Edra UkpoArchbishop Emeritus of Calabar
27 Jun 1965 Bishop Julius Babatunde AdelakunBishop Emeritus of Oyo
4 Jul 1965 Bishop Michael Patrick Olatunji FagunBishop Emeritus of Ekiti
Most Junior
10 Jan 1998 Bishop Bulus Dauwa YohannaVicar Apostolic of Kontagora
18 Oct 1997 Bishop Oliver Dashe DoemeBishop of Maiduguri
13 Apr 1996 Bishop Stephen Dami MamzaBishop of Yola
1 Jul 1995 Bishop Anthony Ademu Adaji, M.S.P.N.Bishop of Idah
6 Aug 1994 Bishop Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe, C.M.F.Coadjutor Bishop of Makurdi
31 Jul 1993 Bishop Donatus Aihmiosion Ogun, O.S.A.Bishop of Uromi
24 Jul 1993 Bishop John Ebebe AyahBishop of Uyo
29 Aug 1992 Bishop Jonas Benson OkoyeAuxiliary Bishop of Awka
22 Aug 1992 Bishop Peter Ebere OkpalekeBishop of Ahiara
12 Jul 1992 Bishop John Namanzah Niyiring, O.S.A.Bishop of Kano
2 May 1992 Archbishop Brian UdaigweApostolic Nuncio to Benin
16 Nov 1991 Bishop Michael Gobal GokumBishop of Pankshin

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