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A renowed missionary, Dr. Godspower Akandu, has been appointed as the brand new World Bishops’ Council (WBC), World Federation of Church buildings (WFC) and World Clergies Congress Nuncio (Ambassador Extraordinary) to Africa.
He was additionally elected as the only real African consultant within the 12-member govt Faculty of the very best decision-making organ of the three world our bodies.
He replaces the late Archbishop Alfred Adefolarin Adelekan, the late Arch Prelate of the Worldwide Home of Prayer, who died in the USA (US) after a prolonged Africa tour.
In accordance with an announcement issued yesterday by Bishop Seun Adeoye, who was additionally picked because the our bodies’ Director of Publicity within the continent, Akandu’s appointment was ratified on the international patriarchal convention held lately in Springfield, Massachusetts, presided over by the WBCs Worldwide President, Archbishop Timothy Paul.
Based in 1997, WBC, with its worldwide headquarters at New York, is the biggest ecumenical council of Christian bishops, church buildings and clerics, contending for unity within the religion with representatives in all of the continent of the world.
In his acceptance speech, Akandu urged Africans to be extra prayerful, loving, devoted to God, guarantee peaceable co-existence and eschew violence, extremism, hate speeches and keep an egalitarian society.