Roman Catholic Diocese of Awka

The diocese of Awka (Latin: Dioecesis Avkaënsis ) is a location in Nigeria Roman Catholic diocese based in Awka.


The diocese of Awka was posted on November 10, 1977 by Pope Paul VI. built with the Apostolic Constitution Verba Christ of cessions of territory of the Archdiocese of Onitsha and this is a suffragan.

Bishops of Awka

  • Albert Kanene Obiefuna, 1977-1994, then Koadjutorerzbischof from Onitsha
  • Simon Akwali Okafor, 1994-2010
  • Paulinus Chukwuemeka Ezeokafor, since 2011