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Brief History on the Diocese
By 1973,Ilesa Archdeaconry consisted of four District Church Councils, viz:
(i) Ilesa District Church Council;
(ii) Ijesa North District Church Council
(iii) Ipetu-Ijesa District Church Council
(iv) Ijebu-Jesa District Church Council
It was considered that the creation of Ilesa Diocese was viable. At the meeting of the Archdeaconry Board held in July, 1973, each of the four District Church Councils was directed to meet and consider the issue. The next meeting of the Board held on the 2nd of August, 1973 considered the reports of the District church councils which unanimously recommended that a request should be made for the creation of Ilesa Diocese.
On 3rdAugust, 1973, a formal application was submitted to the Bishop of Ibadan by a delegation consisting of Ven. J.A.I. Falope, Chief E.A. Adesuyi and Chief S.O. Thompson, requesting for the creation of Ilesa Diocese. This application received the blessing of the Diocesan Board. When the standing Committee of the Provincial Synod met at Ado-Ekiti in February 1974 an approval was given on two conditions CONTINUE READING...