Godwin Okpala

Anglican bishop in Nigeria / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Godwin Izundu Nmezinwa Okpala is an Anglican bishop in Nigeria.[1][2]

Okpala was Bishop of Nnewi and Archbishop of the Niger Province from 2018,[3] retiring from both posts in 2019.[4]

He was the first Bishop of Nnewi, appointed in 1996.[5][6] He had previously been Archdeacon of Newi for Nnewi Diocese; he was elected at Sabongidda-Ora on 28 November 1995 for the Diocese of Nnewi, consecrated at the Cathedral Church of All Saints, Wuse, Abuja on 11 February 1996, and enthroned on 14 February 1996[6] at St Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Uruagu Nnewi.[7]