Two Nigerians had been on Sunday, November 10, 2019 in Lagos put in as members of House of Bishops (HOB), the best resolution making physique of Worldwide Anglican Church (WAC).
These put in by the Church’s Patriarch, Archbishop Christopher Lwanga Tusubira from Uganda had been Most Rev. Akinbode Oke who grew to become the Primate and Archbishop of West Africa and Rt. Rev. Seun Adeoye as Lead Bishop, West Africa of WAC.
Each Oke and Adeoye will be part of 10 different archbishops and 6 bishops the world over as members of HOB and this could be the primary time any Nigerian will occupy such a place within the church.
Different HOB members had been Archbishops Tusubira (Uganda – Africa), Christine J.A Johnson (Matriarch – USA) Spencer Garnica (Primate of South and Central America), Segura Beltran (South America), John Elbelding (Archbishop USA), Dr. Elija Arok (South -Sudan), Barnabas Titung (Nepal), Moses Rajasingh (Primate – Asia) Paulo Sergio Fereira (Archbishop – Brazil).
Different Nigerian Bishops enthroned in the course of the occasion.
The Bishops had been Jan Beaderstadt (Apostolic Nuncio to Patriarch and Matriarch), Marco Perez (Lead Bishop – Lima Peru, South America), Jimmy Bamuke (Lead Bishop – East Africa) and Rev. Diego Diaz (Chaplain to the House of Bishops).
Earlier, Tusubira had inaugurated WAC in Nigeria and issued the Church’s certificates of Apostolic Succession to 6 Bishops who determined to affix and function the Church in Nigeria whereas new Bishops and clergymen from West Africa and Cameroon had been additionally ordained.
Talking in the course of the event, Most Reverend Tusubira charged leaders to be humble, sincere and make guidelines that may make individuals to observe peace.
He regretted that in Africa, most political leaders had been these main their individuals to rig elections and retaining corrupt people round themselves.
He additional chided these in political workplace who’ve intentionally turned the structure round and alter rule which preserve them in workplace perpetually.
“Leaders must live by example and give speech that will encourage their people. They must not lead people to do evil and must do everything to protect their people”, he said.