STRUCTURE AND LEADERSHIP
In 1997, as a result of rapid expansion, the Church of Nigeria was split into three internal ecclesiastical provinces:
- Province 1, consisting of the dioceses in the West, headed by Archbishop J. Abiodun Adetiloye, who remained Primate of All Nigeria, and metropolitan archbishop.
- Province 2, consisting of the Eastern dioceses, headed by Ben Nwankiti, Bishop of Owerri as metropolitan archbishop.
- Province 3, consisting of the Northern dioceses, headed by Peter Akinola, Bishop of Abuja, as metropolitan archbishop.
The fourteen ecclesiastical provinces are:
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