Elder Alexander A. Odume, 53, Ikeja Ward, Lagos Nigeria Stake, called as president of the Aba Nigeria Temple, succeeding President Douglas M. Robinson. President Odume's wife, Theresa Amambiwendi Nwaokolo Odume, will serve as temple matron. An Area Seventy, he has served as a stake president, district president, and branch president. A human resource manager for the Church in Lagos, Nigeria, he was born in Adonte, Delta, Nigeria, to Okonji Micheal and Grace Abanugor Odume.
Sister Odume has served as a ward Young Women president, ward music chairman, and as a ward organist. She was born in Adonte, Delta, Nigeria, to Pius Ukwandi and Adafor Amuebie Nwaokolo.