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New Area Seventies Called from Angola, DRC and Nigeria

Family offering a sustaining vote

Three new leaders from Africa were announced and presented for a sustaining vote as Area Seventies at the general conference leadership session on Thursday. Area Seventies preside over a specific geographic area, reporting to the Area President. They generally serve for a period of five years.


Amândio A. Feijó, 40, is from Luanda, Angola. He is a maintenance engineer at the petroleum and gas company Sonangol. He is currently serving as the stake presidency first counsellor of the Luanda Angola Stake. Before that, his callings included branch presidency second counsellor, branch president, district presidency second counsellor and stake presidency second counsellor. He and his wife Dionisia have three children.


David Ngabizele, 58, is from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. He works as a translation supervisor for the Publishing Services Department for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is currently serving as coordinating council executive secretary of the Kinshasa West. His prior callings include bishop, high counsellor and stake president. He and his wife Bernadette have five children.


Justice N. Otuonye, 41, is from Aba, Nigeria. He is a medical officer for the Hospital Management Board in Nigeria. He is currently serving as stake president of the Aba Nigeria North Stake. His previous callings include branch presidency member, district presidency member, high counsellor and stake presidency first counsellor. He and his wife Kate have four children.

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