Breaking: Anglican Archbishop of Lagos is dead

The Archbishop of Lagos Province, Anglican Communion, and Bishop of Lagos Diocese, Most Reverend Humphrey Olumakaiye, is dead.

He was 53 years old.

Reliable sources within the Lagos Diocese said that Olumakaiye died in the early hours of Monday, October 31, following a protracted battle with an undisclosed ailment.

Olumakaiye was elected for translation into the Diocese of Lagos on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, and enthroned as the eighth Bishop of Lagos on Monday, July 30, 2018, at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, Lagos.

Just a year ago, on September 25, 2021, he became the Archbishop of the Province of Lagos and was officially enthroned on Sunday, November 7, 2021, at the Cathedral Church of the Advent, Gwarimpa.

Olumakaiye was born on January 28, 1969.

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