On Monday, August 11, 2014 the Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, His Lordship, Bishop Hilary Paul Odili Okeke, inaugurated a commission for the second diocesan synod slated for 2015.
The commission headed by Very Rev. Fr. Anichebe Ezeobata, has 15 subcommittees: The Theological committee, History, Liturgy, Scripture, Cultural, Justice, Peace and Reconciliation. Others are: Evangelization and Catechetics, Education and Training, Society and Politics, Media/Communication, Health/ Medical, Land and Building, as well as Marria