Date of Birth: 1949 Place of Birth: Iwere-Ile Oyo State Appointed Bishop of Osogbo: 1995 Date of Episcopal Consecration: 1995 Principal Consecrator: Archbishop Vigano Appointed Archbishop of Ibadan: 29th October, 2013 Enthroned Archbishop of Ibadan: 24th January, 2014
CHANCERY OFFICE ADDRESS The Chancery of the Catholic Archdiocese of Ibadan Pastoral Institute, Bodija P.M.B 5057, Dugbe Ibadan
OFFICE DAYS AND HOURS Mondays – Thursday By Appointment
Bishop Abegunrin holds Doctorate degree in Canon Law from Pontifical Urban University Rome,1988.
Parish Priest St Ferdinands Catholic Church, Ogbomosho,1988- 1992.
Cathedral Administrator, St. Benedicts Cathedral,Osogbo,1992-1995.
Catholic Representative, Christian Association of Nigeria, Osun State,1992-1995.
Chaplain, Political Awareness Committee,1993-1995.
Appointed by the Federal Government of Nigeria as Chairman of Peace and Reconciliation committee for Ife - Modakeke crises on 24 March 2000.
Appointed Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, 2000-2004.
Former Chairman Lay Apostolate Organisations of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria.
Some of his Writings:
Parish Organisation in Conciliar Documents and in the Code of Canon Law With Special Reference to Oyo Diocese of Nigeria,1988.
Collaborative Ministry: A Challenge for Religious in the Third Millennium, 2001.
The Pathway to an Authentic Peaceful Social Order in Nigeria, 2003.
Canon Law and Leadership:Lessons and Implications for the Church in Nigeria, 2002.
The Role of the Laity in Social Transformation, 2000
Upholding Christian Values in a Crises Ridden Society, 2002.
His biography titled: A Shepherd in Service published by Book Merit Publishing and Editorial Consultants, Ibadan, 2005 was written by a priest in Osogbo diocese.