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Church Announces 37 New Stake Presidents, Creation of 9 New Stakes in January

From Russia to Costa Rica and Tonga to Nigeria, learn more about the new stake presidents called and stakes created around the world.

New Stakes

A new stake has been created from the Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire Niangon North and the Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire Niangon South Stakes. The Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire Niangon Central Stake, which consists of the Base Cie 1st, Base Cie 2nd, Cité Verte, Coprim, Lokoa, Niangon 3rd, and Niangon 5th wards, was created by Elder Terence M. Vinson, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Marcel Guei, an Area Seventy.

ABIDJAN COTE D’IVOIRE NIANGON CENTRAL STAKE (December 3, 2017): President—Jean C. Sai Tonga, 45, ship planner, Abidjan Terminal Bollore. Counselors—Ayera R. Dagrou, 39, police officer; wife, Lou Djènan Marie Prisca Dje. Lezahoue G. Siogbo, 61, market researcher, Ministry of Health; wife, Celestine Bouet Oula.

A new stake has been created from the Bo Sierra Leone East District and the Bo Sierra Leone West District. The Bo Sierra Leone North Stake, which consists of the Batima, Bo, Gbonda Town, Kortugbuma, Nduvuibu, Njaie Town, and Yemo Town wards, was created by Elder Marcus B. Nash, General Authority Seventy, and Elder I. Raymond Egbo, an Area Seventy.

BO SIERRA LEONE NORTH STAKE (November 12, 2017): President—Victor K. Hindowa, 35, project manager, Larita Bo; wife, Etta Frances Nienjor Hindowa. Counselors—Dominic M. Kovei, 43, teacher; wife, Patricia Mamie Kovei. Allieu Amos Kemokai, 30, administrative assistant, World Vision-Sierra Leone; wife, Fatmata Kemokai.

A new stake has been created from the Bo Sierra Leone West District. The Bo Sierra Leone West Stake, which consists of the J Quarter and Simbaru branches and the Kandeh Town, New London, New York, Njagboima, and Sewa Road wards, was created by Elder Marcus B. Nash, General Authority Seventy, and Elder I. Raymond Egbo, an Area Seventy.

BO SIERRA LEONE WEST STAKE (November 12, 2017): President—Peter B. Kpaka, 35, managing director, Sixth Communication Services; wife, Chritiana Williams Kpaka. Counselors—Brian Robbin-Taylor, 42, CEO, Exaltation Services; wife, Sia Mabel Robin-Taylor. John B. Mansaray, 29, project manager, Engage Now Africa; wife, Betty Mansaray.

A new stake was created from the Africa West Area. The Etinan Nigeria North Stake, which consists of the Afaha Nsit, Ikot Oku Iyan, Ikot Udoabia, Ndiya, Obotim, and Uyo Road branches and the Ikot Ananga, Ikot Ebo 1st, Ikot Ebo 2nd, Ikot Obio Asanga, and Mbiokporo Nsit wards, was created by Elder Larry S. Kacher, General Authority Seventy, and Elder I. Raymond Egbo, an Area Seventy.

EITNAN NIGERIA NORTH STAKE (October 15, 2017): President—Uwem J. Eshiet, 44, community liason officer, CLECC Ltd.; wife, Rose Uwem Eshiet. Counselors—Ubong S. Jonah, 34, teacher; wife, Glory U. Jonah. Peter J. Esu, 61, employee at Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Works; wife, Esther Etukudo Udota.

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