Friday, 14 December 2012

Archbishop Adetiloye dies at 82

The former Archbishop/Metropolitan of The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Dr. Joseph Abiodun Adetiloye, has passed on at the aged 82yrs. It was learnt that Adetiloye died in the early hours of Friday.

Archbishop Joseph Abiodun Adetiloye was born on the 25th of December 1929 in Odo-Owa town in Ijero area of Ekiti state. He lost his father at the age of three years. He completed his basic primary and secondary education in Ekiti state before proceeding to King’s College, University of London in the U.K.

The one time Vice Principal of Immanuel College of Theology was also appointed as Provost of St. James’ Cathedral Oke Bola Ibadan under the Episcopal leadership of the Right Rev. S.O Odutola.

According to Eagle online, the Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi visited Adetilote’s family home in Odo-Owa  in Ekiti state.

May his soul rest in peace amen.

Details for burial arrangement later…

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