The Bishop

DSC_0375 RT. REV.  ALOYSIUS EZE  AGBO (JP)
BISHOP OF NSUKKA DIOCESE

THE PROFILE
Aloysius Eze Agbo was born on 15th September, 1967 into the family of Mr. Odo Nwa Agbo Nwodo (Igwe na ezoro Oha) and Mrs Agnes Agbo Nwodo (Nee Nnamuchi Okwor). He hails from Umunzu clan in Akpani village, Neke in Isi-Uzo L.G. A. of Enugu State.

HIS EDUCATION:
Aloysius had his primary education at the Community Primary School Neke in Isi-Uzo L.G.A. from 1975-1981. He did his secondary Education at Community Secondary school, Imilike Agu in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State from1981- 1986. He got his National diploma in computer Science from the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) Enugu in 1996. He was admitted into Trinity Theological College Umuahia in 1996, where he obtained Diploma in Theology (Dip. Theo) and Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Hons) in Religion in 2000. Aloysius Eze Agbo went for a Missionary Training in Dec. 2007 at the Nigerian Intercultural College of Mission Ibadan (an affiliate of Bethany International University, Singapore) where he obtained his Post Graduate Diploma in Intercultural Studies (PGDIS). In 2008 he had his Master Degree (M.A) in Religion from University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

ORDINATION:
Aloysius Eze Agbo was made a deacon on Sunday 9th July, 2000, and ordained a priest on 13th July 2001. On 5th March, 2006, he was collated a Canon; collated, instituted and installed as the Archdeacon of Enugu-Ezike Missionary Archdeaconry on Sunday 6th April 2008.

HIS ELECTION AS A BISHOP:
Aloysius Eze Agbo was elected the bishop of Nsukka Diocese on March 26, 2008, to succeed the pioneer Bishop, the Rt. Rev. Dr. Jonah C. ILonuba (JP) at the standing committee of the church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) held at the Diocesan Church Centre (DCC) Nnewi. On 14th May 2008, he was consecrated at the Cathedral church of St. James the great, Oke Bola, Ibadan and enthroned on Sunday July 6, 2008 at the Cathedral church of St. Paul, Nsukka.

APPOINTMENTS:
On Friday 26th May 2006, Aloysius was appointed as Justice of Peace (JP) by the Chief Judge of Enugu State. He co-ordinated the Mission Partners in the Diocese which also reached to Idah Diocese too. Until his election as a bishop, he was the co-ordinator of the Nsukka Diocesan Clergy Monthly Prayer Retreat and Prayer Chaplain. Rt. Rev. Aloysius Eze Agbo (JP) is happily married to Mrs. Ifeoma Agbo (JP) with two children, Gift and Marvelous.

 

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