Rev. Fr. Godfrey Gopep Appointed as New Government House Chaplain

Rev. Fr. Godfrey Bunka Gopep has been appointed as the new Chaplain of the Government House Chapel Jos, serving as the replacement of the former Chaplain, David Ajang, who was appointed by the Holy Father, Pope Francis as the Catholic Bishop of the Lafia Diocese.

The appointment which approved by the Plateau state Governor, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong would take immediate effect. Rev. Fr. Gopep until his appointment as Chaplain, was serving as the current Priest in Charge, St. Finbarr’s Parish, Rayfield Jos.

Rev. Fr. Gopep was born in 1982 and was ordained a Catholic Priest for the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos on the 15th October 2011 at the then Holy Cross Parish Pankshin, now Holy Cross Cathedral Pankshin.

He had served as Assistant Parish Priest, St Jarlath Bukuru; Assistant Parish Priest. St John Vianney Seminary Barkin Ladi; Vice Rector, St Michael Nassarawa Gwong; Assistant Parish Priest, Church of Assumption Chong’O’pyeng; Assistant Parish Priest, Our Lady Queen of Peace Gold and Base.

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