News Release

New Area Organization Advisors for West Africa

The Africa West Area announced four more Area Organization Advisors.  These sisters are called to serve as mentors to stake and ward women leaders and participate in leadership councils and report to the Area Presidency. Representing the Relief Society, Young Women and Primary organizations, the position of Area Organization Adviser expands leadership roles for women in the Area and builds upon the practice of women and men serving alongside each other in unity on councils and committees.  Their respective callings will be from three to five years.  This latest group of sisters brings the total Area Orgaization Advisors to eight serving in the Africa West Area.

Sister Mariatu Brown - Sierra Leone Coordinating Council.

Sister Brown was serving as the National Communications Director at the time of her calling.  She has previously served as National Public Affairs Director, District/Stake Music Chairman, District Young Women President, Sunday School teacher, Counselor in District and Ward Relief Society Presidency, Literacy teacher, and Stake Relief Society secretary.

She is married to Samuel Alvan Brown and is the mother of three children.

Sister Mary Sanameh Nagbe - Liberia Coordinating Council.

Sister Nagbe has served previously as a couselor in Ward Relief Society, Stake Young Women President, Counselor in Stake Primary, Stake Relief Society secretary, Sunday School teacher, and Ward Young Women President.

She is the mother of two children.


Sister Amauche Richard-Igweh - Port Harcourt, Nigeria Coordinating Council.

Sister Richard-Igweh has previously served as Stake Relief Society President, Senior Service Missionary, Stake Young Women President, Stake Family History Director, Ward Relief Society President, Ward Primary President, Stake Relief Society secretary, and counselor in Ward Young Women Presidency.

She is married to Nyebuchi Richard-Igweh, and is the mother of four children..

Sister  Jennifer Oluchi Adebayo - Lagos, Nigeria Coordinating Council.

Sister Adebayo has previously served as Stake Young Women President, Companion to Mission President, Ward Young Women Primary, and Relief Society President.  She has also served a full-time mission.

She is married to Charles A. Adebayo and the mother of four children.

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