Our History

Catholic Education Services, Catholic Diocese of Gboko, Gboko Benue State Nigeria

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Our History

The Catholic Diocese of Gboko was created on 29th December, 2012 by the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI and Most Rev William Avenya was appointed the first Bishop of the Diocese. Different departments were created with Directors and Coordinators appointed to help the Diocesan Bishop. Catholic Education Services responsibility is to direct Educational affairs in the diocese and liaise with the State Ministry of Education Science and Technology Makurdi Benue State, and related agencies.
The Diocese has 54 Nursery/Primary Schools and 39 post primary schools. Catholic Education Services coordinates the activities of the schools for effective running of the system so that the best of human and material resources are deployed for their development and maintenance.

Meet Our Leaders

Catholic Education is the sacred task of forming the character of a child
and aiding him/her to attain the purpose of existence.

Bishop William Avenya: Bishop Catholic Diocese of Gboko

Bishop William Avenya Bishop Catholic Diocese of Gboko

Director Catholic Education Services (DCES)

Revd. Fr. Augustine Igbum Director Catholic Education Services (DCES)

Catholic Education Services, Catholic Diocese of Gboko leader

Rev Fr. Andrew Igbana Deputy Director Catholic Education Services

Chairman Catholic Principals Forum(Catholic Diocese of Gboko)

Agber O. T. Chairman Catholic Principals Forum

Catholic Education Services, Catholic Diocese of Gboko, Gboko Benue State Nigeria

Examination Requirements:

Education is the aggregate of all those experiences that enlighten the mind, increase knowledge, foster insight, develop abilities and attitudes and strengthen the will.

  • Writing Materials and Mathematical Set.
  • Two recent Passport photographs.
  • N1,500.00 for forms which will be made available at the Exam Centres on the day of the Examination.
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The Catholic Diocese of Gboko was created on 29th December, 2012 by the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI and Most Rev William Avenya was appointed the first Bishop of the Diocese.

Our Location

  • +(234) 803 872 1551
  • contactus@cathedusergbk.org
  • Catholic Education Services, Gboko