The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) has announced the election of new Bishops in the Church of Nigeria. The election was conducted at the Episcopal Synod of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), which met on Wednesday, June 28 2006, at All Saints Church Wuse Abuja.
The Bishops-elect are:
The Rev Canon Martyn Minns of Truro Parish in Virginia, USA is to be made a Bishop in the Church of Nigeria for the missionary initiative of the Church of Nigeria called Convocation of Anglican Churches in North America (CANA).
The Episcopal Synod also decided to elect the Rt. Rev Simon Mutum of the Diocese of Jalingo as Bishop for non-geographic nomadic mission.
The consecration of the Bishops-elect will be announced later.