News : Oyo Produces Yet One More Bishop

Posted on: 2018-04-04
Source: Comms Dept, Oyo Diocese

"Appointment of Coadjutor of Ilorin (Nigeria)
The Holy Father has appointed Bishop Coadjutor of the Diocese of Ilorin (Nigeria), Rev. Paul Adegboyega Olawoore of the clergy of Oyo, until now Judicial Vicar and Parish priest of Our Lady of Lourdes, Ogbomoso and Dean of the same pastoral area.
Rev. Paul Adegboyega Olawoore
The Rev. Paul Adegboyega Olawoore was born on November 30, 1961, in Ikuri, Diocese of Oyo. He studied Philosophy and Theology in the Seminary of Saints Peter and Paul in Bodija, Ibadan.
He was ordained a priest on October 3, 1992, for the Diocese of Oyo.
After his priestly ordination he held the following positions: (1992-1993) Collaborator at St. Mary's , in Ilesa; (1993-1994) Collaborator at S. Peter and Paul Parish , in Ile-Ife; (1993-2000) Secretary of HE Msgr. Julius Adelakun, Bishop of Oyo; (1996-2000) Parish priest of St. Bernardine , in Oyo; (2000-2001) Parish priest of St. Mary Magdalene , in Tede; (2001-2003) Studies for the License in Canon Law at the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome; (2003-2011) Director of the St. Francis College ; (since 2003) Canonist and Judicial Vicar of the Diocese; (2005-2011) Dean of the Oyo area; (since 2006) Diocesan Director of the Committee for the Family; (since 2011) Parish priest ofOur Lady of Lourdes , in Ogbomoso, and Director of the Catholic Grammar School in Ogbomoso; (since 2012) Dean of the pastoral area of ​​Ogbomoso."