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The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the locations of two temples to be built in Nigeria. Church President Russell M. Nelson first announced the Lagos Nigeria Temple in October 2018 and the Benin City Nigeria Temple in April 2020.
An updated rendering of the Kona Hawaii Temple has also been released.
Lagos Nigeria Temple Site
This house of the Lord will be built on a 2.7-acre site located at Rumens Road and Bourdillon Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria. Plans call for a one-story temple of approximately 19,800 square feet. An arrival center and patron housing will also be constructed on the site.
Benin City Nigeria Temple Site
The Benin City Nigeria Temple will be built on a 2.17-acre site located at 16 Commercial Ave., Benin City, Nigeria. Plans call for a two-story temple of approximately 30,700 square feet, as well as an arrival center and patron housing.
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