2008
Service by Nigerian Saints Affects Community
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“Service by Nigerian Saints Affects Community,” Ensign, Dec. 2008, 79

Service by Nigerian Saints Affects Community

On July 19, 2008, Church members from the Ile-Ife Nigeria District removed garbage and sludge from a plugged drainage system that was overflowing and disrupting many businesses. Distinguished by their yellow Mormon Helping Hands vests, the members spent 10 hours clearing a trench that runs alongside a road in the town’s commercial quarter. People from other faiths joined in as they could.

Members of the Ile-Ife Nigeria District clear a clogged drainage trench.

Photograph by Famuyiwa Oluwaseun