The Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion has appointed the Rt Rev’d Dr Felix Orji, the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the West in the United States as the Coordinating Bishop of the Church of Nigeria North American Mission (CONNAM) with immediate effect.
He noted in the appointment letter made available to ACNN TV that “As you are already aware, CANA as an incorporated entity has been terminated in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas in the United State of America.”
This appointment is coming after considering the nature and purpose of the Church of Nigeria’s Mission in the USA and Canada.
By this appointment Bishop Felix Orji is to coordinate the mission of the Church of Nigeria in the United States and Canada which operates in two Dioceses: Anglican Diocese of the Trinity (ADOTT) under the Rt Rev’d Amos Fagbamiye and the Anglican Diocese of the West under the Rt Rev’d Felix Orji.
The appointment was signed by the Primate of All Nigeria, His Grace, the Most Rev’d Henry C. Ndukuba on Friday October 16, 2020.