Brother Obed Johnson was installed by the Father of the Brotherhood in Vanuatu, the Rt. Rev. James Ligo on the 10th of May 2013 during his episcopal tour to the Diocese of Vanuatu and New Caledonia.
Brother Obed Johnson was appointed to lead the MBH in this region after the position of the Head was vacant from several months following the release of former head brother Rev. Ricky Lenga on 18th November 2012.
Since 18th November 2012, the MBH in Vanuatu without the leading figure encountered many challenges and hardships physically, emotionally and spiritually but continue to believe in God to intervene in thy own good time.
Brother Obed Johnsen was appointed at the Brotherhood Council meeting held at the Head quarter of the Melanesian Brotherhood – Tabalia early February 2013.