|Intro||Bishop of Lagos; Dean, Church of Nigeria; Archbishop of Lagos; Bishop of Ilesa; Nigerian Anglican bishop|
|A.K.A.||Ephraim Adebola Ademowo|
29 July 1948
Ephraim Adebola Ademowo (born 29 July 1948) is a Nigerian Anglican bishop. He has been Bishop of Lagos since 2000 and has also been a provincial archbishop and Dean of the Church of Nigeria.
Son of a veteran headmaster and educationist, Ademowo attended Immanuel College of Theology, Ibadan in 1969, was made a deacon in 1972 and ordained priest in 1973. He graduated as Bachelor of Arts (BA), majoring in Theology at the University of Ibadan in 1977, and earned his master’s degree at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife and his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree at the same University.
He was elected Bishop of Ilesa in 1989, and translated to the Diocese of Lagos in 2000 as both Bishop of Lagos and Archbishop of Province 1, becoming archbishop of Lagos province (2002–2013) when the current division was adopted.
The Church of Nigeria appointed Ademowo the Dean of the Church in a press statement released at 5 August 2010. He succeeded Maxwell C. Anikwenwa, who retired as Bishop of Awka, Archbishop of the Niger and Dean of the Church on 22 November 2010. He relinquished the post in 2012.
Ademowo was invested as Honorary Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Letters (FNAL) in 2006 and conferred in 2008 with the national honour of “Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON)” by Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, President of Nigeria, on behalf of the government and people of Nigeria.
He is married to Oluranti I. Ademowo and they have children.