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The Nigeria Owerri Mission is one of three new missions.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced 168 new mission president assignments, effective July 2016.

The Church has also announced the creation of three new missions.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo Mbuji-Mayi Mission will be created from a division of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa and Democratic Republic of the Congo Lubumbashi missions. The Nigeria Owerri Mission will be created from a division of the Nigeria Port Harcourt Mission. The new missions will become effective on July 1.

The Vietnam Hanoi Mission will be created from a division of the Cambodia Phnom Penh Mission during the first half of the year.

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