The Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion has been thrown into mourning, following the death of its former Dean, Archbishop Maxwell Anikwenwa.


Anikwenwa’s death was announced in a press statement issued by the Secretary General of the Church of Nigeria, Bishop Anthony Poggo, on Monday.


According to the statement, Archbishop Anikwenwa passed on Monday, March 13, after “years of meritorious and faithful service to God and humanity”.


The statement states that the Most Rev’d Maxwell Anikwenwa was called to glory on Monday, March 13, 2023.