John Godson (b.1970) is a Polish politician, a university teacher and a former Pentecostal minister. He is a Polish Member of Parliament and a member of the Civic Platform Party. He was born in Nigeria to an Igbo family. He moved to Poland in 1993, and in 2001 became a Polish citizen. In 2008, he became a member of the Łódź City Council. He is a guest lecturer in various institutions of higher learning in Poland and abroad. He is also the president of the African Institute in Poland.