Leader Biography

Elder Adeyinka A. Ojediran

Elder Adeyinka A. Ojediran was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 4, 2020, at age 52. At the time of his call, he had been serving as an Area Seventy and a member of the Third Quorum of the Seventy in the Africa West Area.

 

Elder Ojediran received a bachelor’s degree in botany from the University of Ilorin in 1991. He became an associate chartered accountant in 1996, and in 2000 he received a master’s degree in business administration from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology. He began his career working as a finance and administrative manager for the Quadrant Company. He then worked as head of strategic planning for Mutual Benefits Assurance PLC. Prior to his call as a General Authority, he worked as a business finance manager for Shell Nigeria.

Elder Ojediran has served in a number of Church callings, including branch clerk, counselor in a branch presidency, branch Young Men president, branch president, ward Sunday School president, counselor in a bishopric, bishop, counselor in a stake presidency, stake president, and counselor in a mission presidency.

Adeyinka Ayodeji Ojediran was born in Ibadan, Nigeria, on April 5, 1967. He married Olufunmilayo Omolola Akinbebije in 1998. They are the parents of one child.

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