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Seniority by Priestly Ordination


Ordained
Priest
YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
17 Jul 1955 Bishop Senan Louis O’Donnell, O.S.A.Bishop Emeritus of Maiduguri
23 Nov 1958 Francis Cardinal ArinzePrefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Roman Curia
23 Nov 1958 Bishop Anthony Okonkwo GbujiBishop Emeritus of Enugu
22 Apr 1962 Father Thomas Vincent Greenan, S.P.S.Superior Emeritus of Bomadi
29 Jun 1963 Bishop Francis Folorunsho Clement AlongeBishop Emeritus of Ondo
7 Jul 1963 Archbishop Patrick Ebosele EkpuArchbishop Emeritus of Benin City
25 Apr 1965 Archbishop Joseph Edra UkpoArchbishop Emeritus of Calabar
27 Jun 1965 Bishop Julius Babatunde AdelakunBishop Emeritus of Oyo
4 Jul 1965 Bishop Michael Patrick Olatunji FagunBishop Emeritus of Ekiti
19 Dec 1965 Bishop Michael Nnachi OkoroBishop Emeritus of Abakaliki
20 Dec 1965 Bishop Timothy Joseph Carroll, S.M.A.Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kontagora
20 Feb 1966 Archbishop Osvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Korea
Most Junior
22 Jul 2000 Bishop Ernest Anaezichukwu ObodoAuxiliary Bishop of Enugu
31 Jan 1998 Bishop Luka Sylvester GopepAuxiliary Bishop of Minna
10 Jan 1998 Bishop Bulus Dauwa YohannaBishop of Kontagora
18 Oct 1997 Bishop Oliver Dashe DoemeBishop of Maiduguri
14 Jun 1997 Bishop Julius Yakubu KundiBishop of Kafanchan
6 Jul 1996 Bishop Moses ChikweAuxiliary Bishop of Owerri
13 Apr 1996 Bishop Stephen Dami MamzaBishop of Yola
23 Sep 1995 Bishop Patrick S. ElukeAuxiliary Bishop of Port Harcourt
1 Jul 1995 Bishop Hilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F.Bishop of Bauchi
1 Jul 1995 Bishop Anthony Ademu Adaji, M.S.P.N.Bishop of Idah
3 Dec 1994 Bishop David AjangBishop of Lafia
6 Aug 1994 Bishop Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe, C.M.F.Bishop of Makurdi

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