The Local Ordinary and his Immediate Collaborators

  1. The Local Ordinary and his Immediate Collaborators


1.1.   The Local Ordinary


Name:                                               Most Rev. Andrew Fuanya Nkea

Date of Birth:                                    29/08/1965

Place of Birth:                                  Widikum

Nationality:                                                 Cameroonian

Priestly Ordination:                         22nd April 1992 in Regina Caeli Cathedral, Small Soppo by Right Reverend Pius Suh Awa, Bishop of Buea.

Episcopal Ordination:                     Ordained in Mamfe on 23rd August 2013 as the second Bishop of the Diocese of Mamfe. Consecrated by the Most Rev.  Piero Pioppo Apostolic Nuncio to Cameroon, and Equatorial Guinea

Coadjutor Bishop of Mamfe:                   23rd August 2013 – 24th January 2014

Bishop of Mamfe:                            25th January 2014

Appointed Archbishop of Bamenda: 29th December 2019

Taking of Canonical Possession:           Saturday, 22nd February 2020.

Mother Tongue:                               Nweh

Other Languages:                          English, French, Italian and Pidgin English

Place of Residence:                       Bamenda

Postal Address:                              Archbishop’s House, P.O. Box 82, Bamenda, North West Region,

Republic of Cameroon

Telephone:                                                (00237) 33361241

Fax:                                                   (00237) 33361241

Supra-Diocesan Appointments:    Vice-President of the National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon: 2020; Member of the Standing Committee of the National Episcopal Conference, 2020; Member of the Council for the Synod on Synodality: 2020 till date; Registrar of Catholic University of Cameroon, Bamenda (CATUC): 2010-2013; Vice-President of the Bamanda Provincial Episcopal Conference (BAPEC); President of the Bamenda Provincial Episcopal Conference (BAPEC): 2021…