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Lagos Anglican Bishop, Olumakaiye, dies at 53

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Bishop Humphrey-Olumakaiye

The Archbishop of Lagos Province, Anglican Communion and Bishop of Lagos Diocese, Most Revd Humphrey Olumakaiye is dead.  Olumakaiye died at the age of 53.

A statement co-signed by the Synod Secretary, Ven. ‘Segun Ladeinde  and the Chancellor, Justice Adedayo Oyebanji, said: “His Episcopal sojourn in the Diocese of Lagos and subsequently, the Province was characterised by phenomenal, physical and spiritual developments, for which all of us shall remain very proud.

Born on January 28, 1969, Olumakaiye was elected for translation into the Diocese of Lagos on February 6, 2018, and enthroned as the eighth Bishop of Lagos, on Monday, July 30, 2018, at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, Lagos.

On September 25, 2021, he also became the Archbishop of the Province of Lagos and was officially enthroned on November 7, 2021, at the Cathedral Church of the Advent, Gwarimpa.

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