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1. The recent diaconate and Priestly Ordination has necessitated the appointment and transfer of some Priests in the Archdiocese. After a prayerful reflection, we hereby make the following appointments and transfer of priests with effect from November, 30th, 2018.

Associate Priests

1. Church of the Assumption, Falomo - Fr Vincent Bankole

2. St Anthony, Gbaja – Fr Victor Okhiria

3. Church of the Nativity, Festac – Fr Gabriel Ugoje

4. St Agnes, Maryland – Fr Emmanuel Emiri

5. St Ferdinand, Ipaja – Fr Collins Ugochukwu

6. Catholic Church of the Annunciation, Abraham Adesanya – Fr Gabriel Fatoye

7. Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, Ogba – Fr Samuel Emenogu

8. Regina Pacis, Sangotedo – Fr John Oscar Obi

9. Catholic Church of the Divine Mercy, Lekki – Fr Anthony Amosun

10. St Peter, Ejigbo – Fr Fredrick Akaajime

11. St Catherine, Alakuko – Fr Elias Nwaodu

12. St John the Evangelist, Shogunle, Oshodi – Fr Gordian Opara, SMMM

13. St Brigid, Ijesha – Fr. Michael Hunkokoe

14. St Sabinas, Idimangoro – Fr Victor Eke, SDV

15. St Anne, Itire - Fr Mark Thomas Tizhe

16. St Paul, Ebute Metta – Fr Francis Babatunde

17. Church of the Resurrection, Magodo – Fr Paul Bastos

18. St Kizito, Iju – Fr Vincent Udoye, SMMM

19. Our Lady Queen of Nigeria, Clegg – Fr Edwin Nwalozie, SMMM

20. St Peter, Ado Lamgbasa – Fr Dominic Onuoha

21. Church of the Presentation, Festac – Fr Emmanuel Omoroke SMMM

22. St. Thomas, Onilekere – Fr Christopher Olagbemi

23. St Alphonsus, Aboru – Fr Marcel Durugo

24. Ss Joachim and Anne, Ijegun – Fr Anthony Ntia, OSJ

25. St Michael, Ketu - Fr Jeffrey Nwoke, SDV

26. St Patrick, Igbogila – Fr Collins Nwokeocha, SDV

27. St. Peter Claver, Ajao Estate - Fr Samuel Akagwu (on Sabbatical)

28. St Charles Olodi Apapa – Fr Peter Ezekpazu, OSJ

29. St Thomas Aquinas, Okokomaiko – Fr Cornelius Olaniran

30. Ss Timothy and Titus, Isheri Oshun - Fr John Oni, MSP

31. Ss Peter and Paul, Somolu - Fr Franklin Nnamdi

32. St Leo, Ikoga Zebbe - Rev Fr Jude Ugbome

33. St Augustine, Iba - Rev Fr Paul Okobi

34. St Joseph Victory Estate, Iba - Fr George Chiedu


Student Priest

35. Our Lady Queen of Peace, Ifako-Gbagada – Fr Hyacinth Arinze


Newly Ordained Priests

36. Sacred Heart, Odogunyan - Fr Joseph Oyekunle

37. Holy Cross Cathedral, Lagos – Fr Raymond Emedo

38. St Leo, Ikoga Zebbe – Fr Andrew Toye

39. St Joseph, Aradagun – Fr Martins Ozonwafor

40. Church of Visitation, Festac – Fr Paulmary Otukpe



41. Regina Mundi, Mushin – Rev. Harrison Okoli


Parish Priests

1. Holy Family Festac – Fr Melvis Mayaki

2. St Cyril, Okota – Fr Martin Uwakwe

3. St Mary, Ajegunle - Fr Jonathan Okafor

4. Church of the Transfiguration, VGC – Fr Kingsley Idaewor

5. St Paul, Ebute Metta – Fr Michael Okonkwo

6. Our Lady Queen of Nigeria, Clegg - Fr Simeon Irabor

7. Sacred Heart, Ojota – Fr John Okoro

8. St. Joachim & Anne, Ijegun - Fr. Andrew Abhulimhen

9. St. Joseph, Elegbata - Fr. Christopher Arabi


Newly Created Quasi Parishes and Priests-in-Charge

10. CKC, Sabo Alaba – Fr Innocent Udomboh, OSJ

11. Archangels Church, Agbede Ikorodu - Fr Innocent Chiamaka

12. Jesus the Savior, Bucknor – Fr Joseph Nwokeforo

13. St Andrew, Otamope – Fr Kevin Okuma

14. Church of the Pentecost, Lekki – Fr Anthony Oyeniyi



Lay Apostolate Centre – Fr Hyacinth Ibe

Dean of Yaba Deanery – Very Fr Christian Okonkwo

Vicar for Religious - Very Rev. Fr. Jude Anyaehie, CMF


Chaplain, Holy Child College - Fr. Kenneth Mereh

Chaplain, Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School - Fr. Emmanuel Emiri

Chaplain, Marywood Girls College - Fr. Francis Babatunde

Chaplain, Bethlehem Girls College- Fr. Francis Opara

2. The above placements have been effected for the sake of promoting grassroots evangelization and more pointed attention to the pastoral care of Christ’s faithful. We expect you all to give your very best and indeed your all to ensure the growth of faith and evangelization of peoples.

3. We seize this opportunity to welcome into our Archdiocese the new Fidei Donum and Religious Priests posted to us and have been duly assigned. We hope and pray their time with us will be fruitful and spiritually rewarding.


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