Peter Akinola

Peter Akinola

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: Nigerian

Occupation: Clergyman

Biography: Peter Jasper Akinola is the former Anglican Primate of the Church of Nigeria. He is also the former Bishop of Abuja and Archbishop of Province III, which covered the northern and central parts of the country. When the division into ecclesiastical provinces was adopted in 2002, he became the first Archbishop of Abuja Province, a position he held until 2010. He is married and a father of six.

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Source/Notes: (To another Primate at Dromantine in 2005, about the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams. Reported in the Guardian, 14 January 2007)