Dr. Peter Awelewa Adebiyi was born on the 27th day of April 1943 at Osi-Ekiti to a fairly
Mr. Peter Adebiyi as he then was thus had the privilege of proving that he was indeed a trained teacher at St. Philip's Anglican School, Aramoko-Ekiti where he was also the Organist.
Fate played a role in this as the tiny but handsome (Awelewa) Adebiyi
not only made an impression playing the organ at Aramoko-Ekiti
also played into the heart of equally young, innocent and inexperienced Miss Caroline Adefiola Aiyedun, now Mrs. Caroline Adebiyi.
Having convinced himself, that there was no indifference between six and half a dozen, he
embarked on private studies which was awarded with five papers duly passed at the GCE O' level as a private candidate; it is remarkable that he
was the only candidate to pass the examination in that year in the entire city of Aramoko in 1967.
Rev. Dr. Peter Awelewa Adebiyi served as Tutor, House-Master, Chaplain and Vice-Principal of Babatope Memorial High School, Ikoro-Ekiti, member, Board of Governors, Oganganmodu Grammar School, Ido-Ekiti; Examining Chaplain, Ekiti Anglican Diocese; Lecturer, Ondo State University, now University of Ado-Ekiti.
He was also a Part-Time Lecturer at the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos between 1987 and 1990.
Unarguably rewarded by God, Peter Awelewa Adebiyi who was made a Deacon in 1970, became a Priest in 1971.
He was preferred a Canon in 1983, collated an Archdeacon in 1990, consecrated a Bishop of Owo Diocese on May 26, 1993, he was translated as Bishop of the Diocese of Lags West on the 20th of November 1999, which within a short period of its existence has become the cynosure among the Dioceses of the Church of Nigeria.
Rev. Dr. Adebiyi is the Episcopal Secretary to the Bishops in the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), representative of the Anglican Church of Nigeria in the Conference of Anglican Provinces in Africa (CAPA) as well as the Chairman of the Committee on Anglican Global Relations.
Rev. Dr. Peter Awelewa Adebiyi
is happily married to Mrs. Caroline Adefiola Adebiyi, "Mama" Lagos West and blessed with 7 children among whom are a Medical Doctor, 2 Lawyers, 2 Scientists, a Statistician and a Business Administrator.