Left is Elder Thierry K. Mutombo & right is Elder Adeyinka A. Ojediran
During each conference, new leaders are called from Africa in helping with the Lord’s work here on earth. Latter-day Saints regular presents to you the newly called leaders from Africa announced by President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
New General Authority Seventies
Elder Thierry K. Mutombo
Thierry Kasuangi Mutombo, 44, was born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. A business management graduate, he most recently worked as manager of the Church’s Family History Department in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He and his wife, Tshayi Nathalie Sinda, are the parents of six children.
Adeyinka Ayodeji Ojediran, 52, was born in Ibadan, Nigeria. He has worked as a finance and administrative manager for the Quadrant Company, Mutual Benefits Assurance PLC and, most recently, for Shell Nigeria. He and his wife Olufunmilayo Omolola Akinbebije are the parents of one child.
New Area Seventies
D. Martin Goury, 56, Lekki, Nigeria; currently serving as president of the Benin Cotonou Mission; former bishop, bishopric member, and branch president; wife: Ruth; four children.
Daniel Kabason, 48, Fafraha, Ghana; controller in the Africa West Area, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; currently serving as a counselor in the elders quorum presidency of the Adenta Second Ward; former bishop, bishopric member, stake presidency member, and stake president; wife: Millicent Kane; one child.