Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Kenya: Thika Anglican Diocese Chooses a New Bishop

From Kenya-

THE St Andrews Cathedral Thika celebrated the election

Julius Njuguna Wanyoike was competing for the position with Prof J B Ikenye and Stephen Nduati.

The Bishop elect will take over from Rt Rev Dr Gideon Githiga who is retiring this month after attaining the mandatory age of 65years.

Wanyoike is currently serving his second term as the Provost of All saints Cathedral Nairobi.

He is married to Easter Wanjiku and they have three daughters Faith Njambi, Joy Mugure and Patience Thayu.

He is the brother to Thika Radio Africa Group correspondent Gitau Wanyoike

Wanyoike was elected by elected by an electoral college of 23 members from the provincial synod and theThika diocesan synod.

The exercise was officiated by the diocesan chancellor Leah Ngari assisted by Rt Rev Stephen Kewasis.

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