Nicholas Okoh Archbishop of Abuja and Primate of the Church of Nigeria

Nicholas Okoh is the Archbishop of Abuja and Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and Chairman of the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON).

He undertook his Pastoral Studies at Immanuel College of Theology, in Ibadan from 1976 to 1979, obtaining a Diploma in Religious Studies and another in Theology. He was ordained a deacon in July 1979 and a priest in July 1980. He continued his studies at the University of Ibadan, from 1979 to 1982, receiving a B.A., and later from 1984 to 1985, obtaining his M.A. degree. He became a canon in 1987 and an archdeacon in April 1991. He was consecrated as the second bishop of the Diocese of Asaba in May 2001. He was elected the Archbishop of the Ecclesiastical Province of Bendel on 22 July 2005 following the death of Archbishop Albert Agbaje.

He is married to and has five children.