At the general conference leadership session on Thursday, March 30, 2023, four new Area Seventies were announced and presented for a sustaining vote. Another three Area Seventies will be released on or before August 1, 2023.
New Area Seventies
Third Quorum ( Africa West Area)
Victor O. Bassey, 54, Calabar, Nigeria; currently serving as president of the Nigeria Port Harcourt Mission; former bishop, bishopric counselor, branch president and stake president; wife: Nicoline; two children.
Kenneth Pambu, 44, Freetown, Sierra Leone; manager, Self-Reliance Services; currently serving as stake president of the Freetown Sierra Leone Stake; former bishopric counselor, high councilor and stake presidency counselor; wife: Susan; five children.
Kofi G. Sosu, 53, Kumasi, Ghana; assistant chief technical officer, Town and Country Planning; currently serving as president of the Kumasi Ghana Suame Stake; former bishop, district president, stake presidency counselor and stake president; wife: Linda; seven children.
Chimaroke G. Udeichi, 53, Enugu, Nigeria; founder/CEO, MyVitalz Telehealth; currently serving as elders quorum president of the New Haven Ward; former bishopric counselor, district president, high councilor and stake president; wife: Stella Ebele; four children.
Area Seventies to Be Released on or before August 1, 2023
Third Quorum of the Seventy (Africa West Area)
Richard K. Ahadjie
Okechukwu I. Imo