Biography Intro: Bolaji Idowu was the third native-born leader of the Methodist Church Nigeria, serving from 1972 to 1984. In 1972, he was elected president of the Methodist Church Nigeria. He is also well known for his ethnographic and theological studies of the Yoruba people.
Name: His Pre-Eminence Bolaji Idowu (Baba Nla)
Date Of Birth: 28 September 1913
Place Of Birth: Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria
Education: Wesley College in Ibadan, Wesley House, Cambridge
- Olódùmarè : God in Yoruba Belief, New York, N.Y., Wazobia (1994) ISBN 1-886832-00-5
- African Traditional Religion: a Definition, Maryknoll, N.Y., Orbis Books (1973) ISBN 0-88344-005-9
- Olódùmarè : God in Yoruba Belief, Ikeja : Longman Nigeria (1982) ISBN 0-582-60803-1
- Towards an Indigenous Church, London, Oxford University Press (1965)
Achievements: Elected president of the Methodist Church Nigeria in 1972.
Honors And Awards: A Methodist cathedral in Ikorodu was named in his honor
What He Is Famous For: He is well known for his ethnographic and theological studies of the Yoruba people.