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  • Camps / Holidays
  • Children & Youth Ministry Training
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  • Schools Ministry
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  • Ministry Snapshots

    • Overview

      Scripture Union, which started in 1867 in England, came into Nigeria in 1885. We celebrated 100 years of operation in Nigeria in 1985 with nine Travelling Secretaries. Today there are 37 serving Travelling Secretaries, 10 Regional Coordinators and five Heads of Departments covering the landscape of Scripture Union mission work in Nigeria.

      Scripture Union Nigeria operates in 4,707 secondary schools, 1,050 primary schools and 148 higher institutions with 122,004 students and 7,023 undergraduates.

      Each year, the Union carries out Long Vacation Camps for children in primary and secondary schools. We were able to reach 47,243 students and 21,112 pupils during the last Long Vacation Camp, held in 215 centres Nationwide. 12,190 indicated interest to follow Christ.

      Apart from Annual Holiday Camps, S. U. Organizes:

      • Rallies for Schools
      • Morning Devotion in Schools
      • Leadership Training for Student Leaders
      • Workshops for School Leavers
      • Squash Parties and Sword Drills
      • Quizzes
      • Bible Study fellowship meetings in Schools
      • Counselling / school visits
      • Publication and distribution of Christian Literature /Devotionals for members and the entire Christian community
      • Family Ministries, among others
      • Support to churches

    Contact Details

    • Head Office

      Oyo Road (Opposite Old Airport)
      PO Box 4011 (UI) Post Office
      Ibadan, Oyo State

      Tel (Press & Books): +234 817 450 4318

      • Leadership

        National Chair: Prof. Madu O. Iwe

        National Vice Chair: Rev. Gbele Olugbebi

        National Council Secretary: Odicha’ Ude

        Asst. Council Secretary: Prof Monday T. Joshua

        National Treasurer: Mr Samuel Adeogun

        National Prayer Secretary: Dr. (Mrs.) Victoria C. Onu

        National Legal Adviser: Barr. Benjamin A. Ehimare

        General Director: Mr. Phillips A. Odelana

      • Press & Books

        Chairperson: Mr Cyril Harry

        Managing Director: Mr Emmanuel Ekurumadu

        Accountant: Mrs Toyin Bolarinwa

        Assistant Production Manager: Mr Franklin Agbai

        General Manager: Mr Goddy Egu

        Secretary/Admin Officer: Mrs Olufunke Osho

      • Abia

        Travelling Secretary (Aba): Mr Ozioma Nwanesi

        Travelling Secretary (Ohafia): Mr Samuel Okoroafor

        Travelling Secretary (Umuaiha): Mr Kingsley Okoroafor

      • Akwa Ibom

        Regional Coordinator: Rev. Earnest Onyenagbaha

        Administrative Secretary: Vacant

        Travelling Secretary (Ikot Ekpene): Uchenna Peter Nwokocha

        Travelling Secretary (Malabar): Mfon Asoquo

        Travelling Secretary (Uyo): Hilary Emem Bassey

      • Anambra

        Regional Coordinator: Vacant

        Administrative Secretary: Mrs Stella Ezeliora

        Travelling Secretary (Aguata): Mr David Obuo

        Travelling Secretary (Awka): Miss Ngozi Dallah

        Travelling Secretary (Nnewi): Mr Abraham Eyeruroma

        Travelling Secretary (Onitsha): Mr Matins Anekwe

      • Bayelsa

        Travelling Secretary (Yenagoa): Mr Patrick Okoh

      • Benue

        Travelling Secretary (Makurdi): Mr Ephraim Ahoada

      • Cross Rivers

        Travelling Secretary (Ikom): Kingsley Umana

      • Delta

        Travelling Secretary (Agbor): Mr Chijoke Okoroafor

        Travelling Secretary (Warri): Mr Israel O. Akhaine

      • Ebonyi

        Travelling Secretary (Abakiliki): Mr Uchenna Eyinnaya

        Travelling Secretary (Afikpo): Mr Wilson Ojei

      • Edo

        Regional Coordinator: Pst Kayode Oluniran

        Travelling Secretary (Auchi): Mr Gigeon Okike

        Travelling Secretary (Benin): Mr Patrick Oguh

      • Ekiti

        Travelling Secretary (Ekiti): Mr Samuel Adeyanju

      • Enugu

        Regional Coordinator: Mr Ferdinand Esokawu

        Administrative Secretary: Mrs Gift Eyinnaya

        Travelling Secretary (Enugu): Mr Odinaka Egwu

        Travelling Secretary (Ngwo): Mr Peter Ayeni

        Travelling Secretary (Nsukka): Mr Uwem Cosmos

      • Federal Capital Territory

        Regional Coordinator: Pst Fidelis Obianozie

        Travelling Secretary (Abuja): Mr Joseph Sinkalu

      • Imo

        Regional Coordinator: Mr John Nwoha

        Administrative Secretary: Mr Uzoma Maduka

        National Camp of Faith (Okigwe): Mr Ndubuisi Onwuka

        Travelling Secretary (Okigwe): Mr Chris Eke

        Travelling Secretary (Orlu): Vacant

        Travelling Secretary (Owerri): Mr Enefiok Umoren

      • Lagos

        Regional Coordinator: Mr Mark Osang

        Administrative Assistant: Miss Violet Oko-Ogoh

        Travelling Secretary (IIkeja): Pst Ndubuisi Okwum

        Travelling Secretary (Lagos): Mr Kingsley Ibekwe

      • Ogun

        Travelling Secretary (Abeokuta): Mr Dele Gbenga Ige

      • Ondo

        Regional Coordinator: Mr Patrick N. Ogbebor

        Travelling Secretary (Akure): Mr Samson Akende

      • Osun

        Regional Coordinator: Mr Sunday E. Okonna

        Administrative Assistant: Vacant

        Travelling Secretary (Osogbo): Rev. Celestine Obiagwe

      • Oyo

        Travelling Secretary (Oyo): Mr Aigbomian Uyi-Osa

      • Plateau

        Travelling Secretary (Jos): Mr Emmanuel Ajayi

      • Rivers

        Regional Coordinator: Mr Yinka Liveth Aderibigbe

        Administrative Secretary: Sister Itoro Sunday

        Travelling Secretary (Ahoada): Engr. Samuel Ikoyi

        Travelling Secretary (Eleme): Rev. Edwin N. C. Okoro

        Travelling Secretary (Port Harcourt): Mr Osondu Nwosu

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