Jonathan Congratulates New Archbishop Of Canterbury

President Goodluck has congratulated the Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Justin Welby on his appointment as the Archbishop of Canterbury and Head of the Anglican Communion worldwide.

In a congratulatory letter to him, President said that he was confident that with Bishop Welby’ “inspiring antecedents”, he will “astounding success” in the new assignment which he has been given a time of great challenges for the Anglican Church.

“On behalf of my family, the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, I write to express warm felicitations to you on your appointment as the next Archbishop of Canterbury.

“Your elevation to the position of headship of the Anglican Communion worldwide, a time of great challenges for the international community and the Church of Christ, is evidently richly deserved.

“I am confident that, given your inspiring antecedents, you will make an astounding success of   divine assignment.

“You can be assured of the prayers and steadfast of my government and the body of Christ in Nigeria as you assume your exalted office,” President wrote.

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