DIOCESE OF ABA

Inaugurated January 9, 1972

3RD SESSION OF THE SEVENTEENTH SYNOD 2016

 

RT. REV. CHRISTIAN CHIODOADIGHI UGWUZOR, JP
(M.A., B.Ed., Dip. Dip., Dip. R.S)
BISHOPSCOURT
ST. MICHAEL’S CATHEDRAL COMPOUND,
P.O. BOX 212, ABA
ABIA STATE.
Tel:                 08034824618 (GSM)

E-mail:           abadiocese1972@gmail.com

                        bishopugwuzor@yahoo.com

Cathedral:                ST. MICHAEL’S CATHEDRAL, 67-79 ST. MICHAEL’S ROAD, ABA

           
DIOCESAN OFFICIALS

Chancellor:                           Sir Donald IbezimUdogu, (SAN), LL.B (Hons)., B.L.
32, St. Michael’s Road, C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba
Tel. 08037299555; 08054660673

Registrars:                             1.         Sir Barrister Dan Uruakpa, LL.M., LL.B., B.L
No. 64, Hospital Road, c/o P.O. Box 212, Aba
Tel. 08055517258

 

Legal Advisers:                     1.         Sir Barrister George I. Elenwoke, LL.B., B.L.
No. 41, St. Michael’s Road, c/o P.O. Box 212, Aba
Tel. 08033403066

  1. Barr. (Lady) FlorenceAkonani, LLB., B.L.

Tel. 08033166982
Advisers on Government/Political Affairs:

  1. Sir Ben Wogu  (08036752543)
  2. Hon. Kate Maduakor
  3. Hon. Barr. ChukwuemekaNwaogu (KSC) 08033796016

Director for Political and Civil Affairs:  Ven. Barr. Kingsley Nwachi.

Diocesan President                         Mrs. Ihuoma C. Ugwuzor, B.Sc
M.U/W.G/G.G:                          Tel. 08038717536
C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba

Clerical Synod Secretary:               Ven. Atulaegwu C.  Dede,  M.Th., B.Th, B.Ed, Dip. Th, Dip. Rs. (08037508166) C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba.

Assistant Synod Secretaries:         Ven. John U. Amaraonye, B.A., PGDE (08038709669)
Rev. Canon David Onyeike, M.Ed., B.Ed., Dip. Th.
Lady Victoria Ozurumba, NCE, B.Ed

Financial Secretary:                                    Sir.  Blessing Nnagozie, B.Sc (Hon.) Dip. CHADMA
P.O. Box 212, Aba. (08037446719)

Medical Adviser:                               Sir Dr. G.C. Nwaogu (08068195391)
C/o. P.O. Box 212, Aba

Diocesan Treasurer:                        Evang. Emmanuel EzeObimba, B.Sc.
C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba.  08036765091

Education Secretary                        Sir Joshua O. Efuribe, M.PA., PGDEA, Cert. Pub. Admin. (08056092277)C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba

Diocesan Auditors:                          1.         Sir Paul Nwagba (08033099640)
2.         Sir Godfrey Ugbogu (08064286257)
C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba

Information Officer                           Ven.  Cardinal Ihejirika, M.Phil., Dip. R.S., Dip. Th, D.Eng/Comm. (07065390390)C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba

 

Director-General of Music:             Sir Simeon Uzo. Nwakanma, B.A., Ed.
(08053254022)C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba

Bishop’s Admin. Assistant:                        Ven. Julius C.P. Dike, B.A., Dip. Th.
(07033749448) C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba   

 

APPOINTMENTS
Information Department                  Ven. UzomaOkpo, M.BA., Advert.& Public Relations; B.A. (Igbo); Dip. Th. (08037799947) C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba

Diocesan Printing Press:               Rev. Canon Enoch Uwanuakwa, Dip. Th
(08037632398) C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba

M.U. & G. Enterprises &
Dazzles Restaurant:                        Rev. RemigiousAsogwa,  B.A, Dip. Th.
(07038833079) C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba

Bishop Afonya Memorial
Hospital:                                            Rev. Francis Ebo, B.ED (MGT/POL), B.A. REL, NCE, Dip Th.,
(08038982980) C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba

                                                           
Bishop’s Chaplain:                          Rev. Chimaeze Christian Dike, B.A., Dip. Th. (08036136627)
C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba

Bishop’s Secretary:                         Wisdom Ugochukwu Robinson, HND
(08068243083) C/o. P.O. Box 212, Aba.

Chairman Board of Mission:          Ven. Alex I. Onwuchekwa, M.A
(08064205545) C/o. P.O. Box 212, Aba.

Woman Worker:                               Mrs. Jane Chika Nwaogu, B.Sc (08056773202)
Women’s Work Office, P.O. Box 212, Aba

Secretary, Mothers’ Union:                        Lady OnyedikachiAhuama
(08068230031)C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba

Assist. M.U. Secretary:                    Mrs. UzoamakaNwaubani
C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba

Women’s Work Accounts
Officer:                                               ChinyereNwaogu, Bs.c(08062283344)
C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba

Bishop’s Commissary in USA:      Bishop Julian Dobbs

Diocesan Surveyor:                         Engr. Sir EnyiomaNwogu (08035738262)

Chaplains:
Bishop’s Examining
Chaplains:                                        1. Ven. ThankGod N.I. Eche, M.Phil., Dip. Th.
2. Ven. Obinna D.C. Ibezim, M.A., B.A., Dip. Th. 
3. Ven. Chudi Peters IroegbuB.Sc. (Ed.)
4. Ven. Temple Nwaogu, Ph.D

Women’s Work Chaplains:                        Rev. Canon Michael Nwaubani, M.A, Dip.Th
Rev. PrincewillNwaoharu, Dip. Th

Acting Youth Chaplain:                  Rev. Chidi James    (08033738476)
Youth President:                              Mr. ObediahMbachu (08064187658)
Youth Secretary:                              Mr.  NzechiAguguo (07061255561)
Sunday School Co-ordinator:        _____________________________
Church Planting Co-ordinator:      _____________________________

Voluntary Organizations:

BB/GB – Chaplain:                          Ven.UgochukwuOnah, Dip. Th., Dip.C.R. Edu (08036481812)

BB/GB National Co-ordinator:       Rev. Canon Christian Ibeabuchi, M.A (08037293050)
Aba Sub-Zonal EFAC Leader:      Bro. EzeOnyenso (08035508153)
EFAC Chaplain:                              Rev. Canon Enoch Uwanuakwa, Dip. Th (08037632398)

Council of Knights Chaplains –

Diocesan Co-ordinator:                  Ven. Obinna D.C. Ibezim, M.A., B.A., Dip. Th. 
Cathedral Zone:                               Rev. Canon Kingsley Okoro, M.A
Aba South Zone:                             Ven.Polycarp O. Ibe, Ph.D
Aba Central Zone:                           Ven. Cornelius Ubani, Ph.D
Aba East Zone:                                Rev. Canon GoodluckAmanze, B.A

Men’s Christian Association:        Ven. Polycarp O. Ibe, Ph.D (08065819569)

 

Prison/Hospital/HIV/AIDS:             Rev. Canon Ephraim Chika Madu (07035159141)

Higher Institutions/Students:         Ven. Peters Iroegbu, B.Sc. (Ed.) (08067864276)

Assistants:                                         Rev. Christian Chimaeze Dike, B.A., Dip. Th
Rev. OkezieOhame, Dip. Th
Rev. Ishmael Obinwanne, B.A., Dip. Th
Rev. Vincent Alozie, Dip. Th

Ecumenism (CCN):                         Ven. Chukwuma N. Ogbonna, B.A., Dip.Th (08037081849)
P.O. Box 818 Aba, Abia State

Anglican Children Ministry:           Ven.  Cardinal Ihejirika, M.Phil., Dip. R.S., Dip. Th, D.Eng/Comm.
P.O. Box 818 Aba, Abia State (07065390390)

Lay-Readers/Lay-Workers:             Ven. Innocent Ogbonna, M.A., B.A., Dip. Th. (08038959468)

 

ARCHDEACONS

CATHEDRAL ARCHDEACONRY
Cathedral Archdeacon:    Ven. OkikeOsisiogu, B.Ed., Dip. Rel., Dip.Th.(08039355821)
St. Michael’s Cathedral, C/o P.O. Box 818 Aba, Abia State.
         

ABA ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Atulaegwu C. Dede, M.Th., B.A., Dip. Th. (08037508166)
St. Matthew’s Church, 56 Danfodio Road, C/o Box 212 Aba.

ABA SOUTH ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Peters ChudiIroegbu, B.Sc. (Ed.) (08067864276)
St. John’s Church AsaUmunka, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba.

 

EGBELU-EZIUKWU ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Innocent Ogbonna, B.A., Dip. Th. (08038959468)
St. James Church Egbelu-EziukwuC/o P.O. Box 212 Aba.

         

OSUSU ABA ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Alex Ihemekwala, B.Ed., Dip. Th.  (08034013014)
St. John’s Church Osusu-Aba Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba.          


EZIUKWU ABA ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Solomon Kanu, M.A., B.A., Dip. Th. (08037705142)
St. Philip’s Eziukwu Aba Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba.                    

 

ABA CENTRAL ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Julius Dike, B.Ed, Dip. Th. (07033749448)
Holy Innocents’ Church, Aba-Ukwu Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba.

ABAYI ARIARIA ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. John Amaraonye, B.A., PGDE, Dip. Th (08038709669)
St. Paul’s AbayiAriaria Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba.

         
ABA EAST ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Zephaniah Nwankpa, B.D., Dip. Th. (08037761808)
St. Thomas Church Ukpakiri Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba.  

OBEGU ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. UgochukwuOnah, Dip. Th., Dip.C.R. Edu. (08036481812) 
St. Peter’s Church ObeguC/o P.O. Box 212 Aba

OGBOR HILL ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Obinna D.C. Ibezim, M.A., B.A., Dip. Th.  (08032361117)
St. Andrew’s Ogbor Hill Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba. 

          
OBINGWA ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. EberechukwuMbuko M.A. R.S., B.Th.,(08037468843)
St. Paul’s Church Itungwa, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba

UMUEHILEGBU ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Polycarp O. Ibe, Ph.D, (08065819569)
St. Bartholomew’s Church Umuehilegbu c/o P.O. Box 212 Aba

UMUOKPORJI ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Christopher Ehiri, Dip. Th., (08063445495)
St. Timothy’s Church Umuokpoji: C/o. P.O. Box 212 Aba

         
ABA SOUTH-EAST ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Chukwuma C. N. Ogbonna, B.A., Dip.Th. (08037081849)
St. Peter’s Umuagbaghi Parish:C/o. P.O. Box 212 Aba        

NDIEGORO ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon:Ven. UzomaOkpo, M.BA., Advertising & Public Relations; B.A. (Igbo); Dip. Th.
St. Matthias Church Ndiegoro Parish,(08037799947) C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba.

UMUNKIRI ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon:             Ven. Matthew Nwoke, B.A., Dip. Th. (08032066138)
St. Philip’s Church Umunkiri Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba. 

OHANZE ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Gabriel Nwaeze, Dip. Th  (08038850177)
St. Chrysostom Ohanze-Isiahia Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba.

ABA SOUTH-WEST ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. AllwellAchinihu, M.ED, (08064023124)
Holy Trinity Church Owerre-Aba Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba.

URATTA MISSIONARY AREA
Archdeacon: Ven. Kingsley Azu, B.ED, (08056510162)
Christ Church, Uratta Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba.  

OHAZU ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Temple Nwogu, Ph.D, (08136371706)
St. John the Baptist Akoli-Aba, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba.

ASA-OKPUAJA ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Solomon Aka, B.A., Dip. Th. (07068718502)
Holy Ghost Ch. Asa-Okpuaja Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba. 

UMULE ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. NzechinyereEbi, B.Ed., PGDE, Dip. Th. (08035084383)
St. Augustine’s Church Umule Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba.         

EZIAMA ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Samuel E.M. Nwaobia, B.A., Dip. Th. (08037547080)
St. Thomas’ Church, Eziama Aba Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212, Aba.

IHIE OBEAKU ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Cornelius C. Ubani, Ph.D,(08065046526)
St. Mark’s Church, IhieObeaku Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba

OHABIAM ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon:  Ven. ThankGod N.I. Eche, M.Phil., Dip. Th. (08033166868)
St. Jude’s Church, Ohabiam Parish, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba.

EHERE ARCHDEACONRY
Archdeacon: Ven. Alex Onwuchekwa, M.A, B.Ed., Dip.Th. (08064205545)
Trinity Church FHE Ogbor-Hill, C/o P.O. Box 212 Aba

                                                     

   

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