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Governor Lalong Appoints New Chaplain



Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has approved the appointment of Reverend Fr. Godfrey Bunka Gopep as the new Chaplain of the Government House Chapel Jos.

Rev. Fr. Gopep who is currently the Priest in Charge, Saint Finbarr’s Parish, Rayfield Jos, is to fill the vacuum created after the former Chaplain, David Ajang was appointed by the Holy Father, Pope Francis as the Bishop of Lafia Dioceses in Nasarawa State.

In a statement signed by the Director of Press and Public Affairs to the Governor, Makut Macham disclosed that, Rev. Fr. Godfrey Bunka Gopep was born in 1982,
Ordained a Catholic Priest for the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos on the 15th October 2011 at the then Holy Cross Parish Pankshin, now Holy Cross Cathedral Pankshin.

He had  served as Assistant Parish Priest, Saint Jarlaths Bukuru; Assistant Parish Priest.
St John Vianney Seminary Barkin Ladi; Vice Rector, Saint Michael Nassarawa Gwong; Assistant Parish Priest, Church of Assumption Chong’O’pyeng; Assistant Parish Priest, Our Lady Queen of Peace Gold and Base.

The appointment is with immediate effect.

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