The Church News published recently 3 articles about 48 of the Mission Presidents that have been called by the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to serve starting in July 2021.
Mauricio A. Araújo, 42, and Michele Y. Araújo, three children, Campo Comprido Ward, Curitiba Brazil Novo Mundo Stake: Brazil Porto Alegre North Mission, succeeding President Dee Lon Jones and Sister Bonnie C. Jones. Brother Araújo is a high councilor and former stake president, stake Young Men president, bishop, ward Young Men president, temple ordinance worker and missionary in the Brazil Rio de Janeiro North Mission. He was born in São Paulo, Brazil, to Manoel Gomes de Araújo and Magda Helena Garcia de Azevedo.
Sister Araújo is a ward Primary president and former stake Young Women president, stake Primary music leader, ward Young Women president, ward Primary music leader and seminary teacher. She was born in São Paulo, Brazil, to Luiz Carlos Yamaguchi and Helena Aparecida Malaspina Yamaguchi.
Read about the other mission presidents here: 16 new mission presidents and companions who were recently called
Frederick O. Akinbo, 51, and Marian Akinbo, four children, Ugbor 2nd Ward, Benin City Nigeria Ikpokpan Stake: Nigeria Ibadan Mission, succeeding President Patrick Appianti-Sarpong and Sister Elizabeth Appianti-Sarpong. Brother Akinbo is an Area Seventy and former stake president, stake presidency counselor, bishop, bishopric counselor, elders quorum president and ward family history consultant. He was born in Ibadan, Nigeria, to Abraham Akintoye Akinbo and Mogbonjubola Ashake
Sister Akinbo is a Sunday School teacher and former ward Young Women president, Relief Society teacher and Sunday School teacher. She was born in Irrua, Nigeria, to Ekuyiwolo James Iyere and Christiana Iyere.
Read about the other 15 mission presidents here: These 16 new mission leaders were recently called — read about them here
Daniel Abeo, 54, and Evelyn Abeo, four children, Chantan Ward, Accra Ghana Ofankor Stake: Nigeria Uyo Mission, succeeding President Emmanuel A. Nelson and Sister Adiza Nelson. Brother Abeo is a stake president and former high councilor, bishop, bishopric counselor, branch presidency counselor, elders quorum president, national director of public affairs, seminary teacher and district missionary. He was born in Accra, Ghana, to Joseph Seko Abeo and Mary Amanobea Asare.
Sister Abeo is a Relief Society teacher and former ward Young Women president, ward Primary president, ward Relief Society presidency counselor and missionary in the Ghana Accra Mission. She was born in Abeka, Ghana, to Lawrence Yaw Mann Dzikunu and Lucratia Mana Kalitsi.
Read about the other 15 new presidents here: Learn about these 16 new mission leaders called to serve worldwide