Anglican Priest Borokini becomes Archbishop of Ondo Ecclesiastical Province

PRESS RELEASE.

The Anglican Bishop of Akure Diocese, Most Rev’d Simeon Borokini has been elected the Archbishop of Ondo Ecclesiastical Province.

His election into the position followed a meeting of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion House of Bishops at Abeokuta in Ogun State few days ago.

According to a statement by the Diocesan Public Relations Officer, Mr Olumuyiwa Jegede, the meeting was held at the eve of the consecration service of some recently elected Bishops in the Communion.

It would be recalled that Most Rev’d Simeon Borokini was on January 9, 2013, elected as Bishop over the Episcopacy of Akure and consecrated as Bishop along side two others at St Jude’s Cathedral, Ebute Meta on February 24, 2013.

The Anglican Province of Ondo is one of the 14 Ecclesiastical Provinces of the Church of Nigeria, comprising 12 Dioceses, while the Archbishop of Ondo gives leadership to the 12 Anglican Dioceses in Ondo and Ekiti States.

The Dioceses are: Akure Diocese, Akoko Diocese, Diocese of the Coast, (formerly Diocese of Ikale-Ilaje), Ondo Diocese, Owo Diocese, Idoani Diocese, Ilaje Diocese, Ile-Oluji Diocese, Irele-Eseodo Diocese, Ekiti Oke Diocese, Ekiti West Diocese, Ekiti Diocese.