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Entered: 9/19/2002
Last Updated: 1/5/2016


Organized 2003; reorganized 2013

Territory: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo; comprising the Eastern Nigeria, Northern Nigeria, Southern Ghana, and Western Nigeria Union Conferences; and the Cameroon, Central African, Eastern Sahel, Northern Ghana, West African, and Western Sahel Union Missions.

Statistics: Churches, 3,788; membership, 680,286; population, 386,939,000 (online statistics).

Contact Information:
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StreetAddr Cocody, Rue du Belier, Lot 10
Cote d'Ivoire
Cocody, Rue du Belier Lot 10
Cote d'Ivoire
MailAddr 22 Boite Postale 1764
Abidjan 22
Cote d'Ivoire
22 Boite Postale 1764
Abidjan 22
Cote d'Ivoire
Phone 225 (22) 44-00-97, 225-44-06-15, 225-44-64-85 225 (22) 44-00-97, 225-44-06-15
Fax 225 (22) 44-23-41 225 (22) 44-23-41
Website www.wad-adventist.org www.wad-adventist.org
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President, Elie D. Weick-Dido.

Secretary, Kingsley C. Anonaba.

Treasurer, Emmanuel S. D. Manu (E-mail: show); Assistants, Marie Acka, Apollos, Isaac Boadi-Mensah.

Executive Committee:

Gilbert Wari, Chair; Onaolapo Ajibade, Secretary; Edmund Boadu Adjei, Joke Ajumabi, Ray Allen, Valere Minyono Assembe, James Kwaku Badu, Nancy Bryant, Daniel Buor, Emmanuel Dike, N. John Enang, Oscar Giordano, James M. Golay, Chiemela N. Ikonne, Jallah S. Karbah, Zakari Kassoule, Irineo Evaldo Koch, Chris Kwesi Lambert, Samuel Adama Larmie, Celestine Lebogo, James A. K. Makinde, Emmanuel S. D. Manu, Joseph I. Masinda, Nda'a, Charles N'drin, Abraham Dada Obaya, Daniel Opoku-Boateng, Sarah Opoku-Boateng, Kingsley Osei, Oyeleke A. Owolabi, Brempong Owusu-Antwi, Guy F. Roger, Omobonike Sessou, Ademola S. Tayo, Odeyemi Tayo, Bassey Effiong Okon Udoh, L. Josephine Wari, Elie Weick-Dido.


Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries, and Youth Ministries, N. John Enang.

Children's Ministries, and Women's Ministries, Omobonike Sessou.

Communication, Irineo Evaldo Koch.

Education, Chiemela N. Ikonne; Associate, L. Josephine Wari.

Family Ministries, Jallah S. Karbah.

Health Ministries, Nda'a.

Ministerial Association, Daniel Opoku-Boateng; Evangelism, Elie Weick-Dido; Shepherdess International, L. Josephine Wari.

Planned Giving and Trust Services, and Stewardship Ministries, James Kwaku Badu.

Public Affairs and Religious Liberty, Irineo Evaldo Koch, Gilbert Wari.

Publishing Ministries, Abraham Dada Obaya.

Sabbath School and Personal Ministries, Elie Weick-Dido.


ADRA Africa Regional Office (Tri-division serving the East-Central Africa, Southern Africa-Indian Ocean, and West-Central Africa Divisions). Magadi Road; Ongata Rongai; Nairobi; Kenya. Mailing: Private Bag; Mbagathi 00503; Nairobi; Kenya. Telephone: 254 (20) 660-3623/4/5. E-mail: show. Director, Akintayo Odeyemi (E-mail: show); Finance Director, Kurt Schwardt; Programmes and Planning Director, Zivayi Nengomasha; Technical Advisor, Yetunde Odeyemi; Regional Sunplus Coordinator, David Ackah; Emergency Management Coordinator, Hannah Ndung'u; Administrative Assistant, Irene Ackah.

Ministries and Services:

Adventist AIDS International Ministry (Tri-division office serving the East-Central Africa, Southern Africa-Indian Ocean, and West-Central Africa Divisions). 30 Peter Place; Block B, Bryanston 2060; South Africa. Mailing: P.O. Box 1823; Cramerview 2060; South Africa. Telephone: 27 (11) 463-1501. Regional Director, Oscar A. Giordano (E-mail: show).

Adventist-Muslim Relations, and Global Mission, Zakari Kassoule.

Adventist Volunteer Service Coordinator, Onaolapo Ajibade.

Adventist World Radio. Boite Postale 1751; Abidjan 08; Cote d'Ivoire. Telephone: 225 (22) 44-00-97, 44-06-15, 44-64-85. Studio Director, Selom K. Sessou.

Adventist World Radio, Africa Region (includes East-Central Africa, Southern Africa-Indian Ocean, and West-Central Africa Divisions). 1 Milbanke Court; Milbanke Way; Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 1RP; England. Telephone: 44 (1344) 401-401. Fax: 44 (1344) 401-419. Region Director, Ray Allen; Program Coordinator, Vasili Makarchuk.

Auditing: See listing under General Conference Services.

Development, James Kwaku Badu.

Legal Affairs, Onaolapo Ajibade.

Spirit of Prophecy, N. John Enang.

Strategic Planning, Daniel Opoku-Boateng.

System Codes: EntityID, 20743; OrgMastID, A71111; AdmFieldID, WAD.