The Archbishop of Lagos Province and the Bishop of Lagos Diocese, Anglican Communion, The Most Rev’d Humphrey Bamisebi Olumakaiye, passed on to glory in the evening of Sunday, 30th October 2022 at the age of 53 years.
This was made known in a press statement made available to ACNN-TV today, 31st October, 2022 signed by the Diocesan Synod Secretary, The Venerable Segun Ladehinde and the Diocesan Chancellor, Hon. Justice Adedayo Oyebanji.
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 was elected the Archbishop of the Province of Lagos and was officially enthroned on Sunday, November 7, 2021, at the Cathedral Church of the Advent, Life Camp, Gwarimpa, Abuja.
Humphrey Bamisebi Olumakaiye was born on 28 January 1969 at Okene into the family of the Venerable and Mrs. T.A. Olumakaiye . He is a native of Idanre in Ondo State.
NEWS RELEASE ON THE TRANSITION OF THE MOST REVD HUMPHREY BAMISEBI OLUMAKAIYE, Ph.D, FICT DIOCESAN BISHOP OF LAGOS AND ARCHBISHOP OF LAGOS PROVINCE
With heavy hearts, but in the sure hope of the Resurrection, the Diocesan Board of the Diocese of Lagos, announces the sudden Transition of the Bishop of the DIOCESE OF LAGOS and Archbishop of the ECCLESIASTICAL PROVINCE OF LAGOS, His Grace, The Most Revd Humphrey Bamisebi Olumakaiye, Ph.D, FICT who was called up to higher service in the evening of Sunday, 30th October 2022 at the age of 53 Years.
The Most Revd Humphrey Bamisebl Olumakaiye, Ph.D, FICT was enthroned as the Bishop of Lagos on 30th July, 2018 and shortly after in November 2021 presented as the Archbishop of the Ecclesiastical Province of Lagos.
His Episcopal sojourn in the Diocese of Lagos and subsequently the Province was characterized by phenomenal, physical, and spiritual developments, for which all of us shall remain very proud.
We shall keep you posted, as detailed arrangements of the Funeral obsequies unfold and are made public.