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Missionary serving in Nigeria passes away

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An aerial shot of the Aba Nigeria Temple complex in 2005.

Robert Reeve, Temple Department


Missionary serving in Nigeria passes away

4AAB_Dedication_CD_087_scaled.jpg

An aerial shot of the Aba Nigeria Temple complex in 2005.

Robert Reeve, Temple Department

Church members are mourning the death of a full-time missionary serving in Nigeria.

Elder Samuel Joseph Iseh, Jr., died Friday, Jan. 1, while serving in the Nigeria Lagos Mission. The 20-year-old missionary experienced a “sudden health episode” (unrelated to COVID-19) and was taken to the hospital, where he passed away, reported Church spokesman Sam Penrod.

Elder Iseh was from Port Harcourt, Nigeria, and had been serving as a missionary since May of 2019.

“We express our deepest sympathies to his family and friends and pray they will be comforted during this difficult time,” Penrod said.

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Elder Samuel Joseph Iseh Jr. of the Nigeria Lagos Mission died Friday, Jan. 1, 2020.

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