Roman Catholic Diocese of Gboko
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|Diocese of Gboko
|Territory||a portion of Benue State|
|Metropolitan||Cardinal of Abuja|
|Area||10,692 km2 (4,128 sq mi)|
|Established||29 December 2012|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in Gboko|
|Bishop||Most Rev. William Amove Avenya|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Cardinal Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan|
Gboko is located in Benue State which is shown in red.
The Diocese of Gboko is located in a portion of Benue State.
Chronology of Bishops
- Bishop William Amove Avenya (29 December 2012 – present)
The diocese was established 29 December 2012 from a the Roman Catholic Diocese of Makurdi.
Official Announcement of establishment of new diocese by Vatican News