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His Grace Peter J. Akinola


PAF Visioneer


Presently in retirement he has been ‘retyred’ and moving at an incredibly fast but safe speed, piloting the affairs of Peter Akinola Foundation [PAF] as the Chairman, Board of Trustees. PAF currently provides much needed succour to an essentially high number of our Youths at crossroads, through a skill acquisition Programme.

On the International scene, Dr. Peter Akinola continue to play a leading role in GAFCON – Global Anglican Future Conference, a global Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans, of which he played a leading role in its founding.

ATTRIBUTE
· A Patriot
· A great Leader
· A loving Legend
· An Icon of our time
· A fearless advocate for justice and fair play
· A DEFENDER of the authority of the scriptures and the Christian Faith
· A friend of youths, the vulnerable, and the less privilege of our society

CAREER
1978 Ordained as a Deacon in Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

1979 Ordained as a Priest in Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

1983 Preferred Honorary Canon in Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

1989 Preferred Statutory Canon in Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

1989 Elected Bishop of Abuja Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

1997 Elected Archbishop Province 3 (Old Northern Nigeria), Church of Nigeria

2000 Elected Primate of All Nigeria

2003-2007 President, Christian Association of Nigeria

2003-2007 Chairman, Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa (CAPA)

2001-2009 Chairman, Global South Anglicans (Entire Southern Hemisphere Anglicans)

2010 Retired as Primate of All Nigeria AWARDS 2006 National Award of the Commander of the Order of Nigeria (CON)

2007 ThisDay Newspaper of Life Time Achievement Award