The Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion has announced the election of Ven. Ishaya Baba BISHOP-ELECT for Zaria Anglican Diocese.
The Bishop Elect, Ven. Ishaya Baba was the Former Chaplain at the Chapel of Redemption, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State Nigeria. There has been series of jubilation by the entire churches in the Diocese on hearing the good news. For over one year, Zaria Diocese has been under the supervision of Rt. Rev. Dr. Timothy Yahaya, the current Bishop of Kaduna Anglican Diocese.
The Anglican Diocese of Zaria is one of eleven within the Anglican Province of Kaduna, itself one of 14 provinces within the Church of Nigeria.
The Diocese was created out of the existing Kaduna Diocese 7 March 2007 as the 99th Diocese in the Church of Nigeria; Cornelius S S Bello became the Pioneer Bishop. After his retirement the Rt. Rev. Abiodun Ogunyemi, former Bishop of Damaturu, was translated to Zaria in July 2016.
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