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Sierra Leone Chapel open for Key Opinion Leaders

The newly built Looking Town Chapel in Sierra Leone was officially opened to allow members of the public to come and learn more about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints .

Opinion Leaders were invited from within and outside of the community where the chapel is located. The invited opinion leaders were welcomed by members of the Kissy Sierra Leone Stake Presidency and the Bishopric of the Looking Town Ward. Also among those invited were high profile community stakeholders. In total, fifteen (15) opinion leaders were invited and taken around the meeting house for a glance of its facilities. They went through the classrooms and the baptismal font.

The resident tribal head of Looking Town, the wife of the former Attorney General and Minister of Justice Mrs. Brewah, the Officer In Charge, Assistant Superintendent of police of that locality, the Chief Imam of the Masjid Fatah community mosque, a representative of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church, and a representative of the Honourable Member of Parliament of that constituency where the chapel is located were all in attendance.

Speakers were assigned from among the locals of the Looking Town Chapel. Their talks were inspiring and educational. Dinner was organised during which questions were entertained from the various opinion leaders present. In her statement, the wife of the former Attorney General commended the Church for having such a remarkable learning place, referring to the meeting house.

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