Diocese of

Ekiti

Nigeria Nigeria

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Ekiti / Ekitien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ibadan

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.04.17 – ...):Bishop Felix Femi Ajakaye (61)Bishop Felix Femi Ajakaye (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ekiti (Roman Rite)

Bishop Felix Femi Ajakaye (61)Bishop Felix Femi Ajakaye (61)
(2010.04.17 – ...)

Bishop of Ekiti (Nigeria)

Christ is my strength

Born:1962.05.25 (Ibadan, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1987.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:2008.07.12

Priest of Ekiti (Nigeria) (1987.07.04 – 2008.04.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ekiti (Nigeria) (2008.04.16 – 2010.04.17)

Bishop of Ekiti (Nigeria) (2010.04.17 – ...)

Bishop Michael Patrick Olatunji Fagun (88)Bishop Michael Patrick Olatunji Fagun (88)
(1972.12.11 – 2010.04.17)

Bishop emeritus of Ekiti (Nigeria)

Confide in Deo

Born:1935.04.17 (Akure, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1965.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:1971.10.10

Priest of Ondo (Nigeria) (1965.07.04 – 1971.06.28)

Titular Bishop of Casæ nigræ (1971.06.28 – 1972.07.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ondo (Nigeria) (1971.06.28 – 1972.07.30)

Bishop of Ado-Ekiti (Nigeria) (1972.07.30 – 1972.12.11)

Bishop of Ekiti (Nigeria) (1972.12.11 – 2010.04.17)

Bishops of Ado-Ekiti (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michael Patrick Olatunji Fagun (88)Bishop Michael Patrick Olatunji Fagun (88)
(1972.07.30 – 1972.12.11)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Osogbo (←), Ilorin (↖), Lokoja (→), Ondo (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 5,888 km²

Population: 461,000 Catholics (13.1% of 3,524,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 61 parishes, 15 missions

Personnel: 100 priests (96 diocesan, 4 religious), 78 religious (8 brothers, 70 sisters), 29 seminarians

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