“Sister Cook, Sister Dibb Visit West Africa,” Ensign, Sept. 2009, 79
Mary N. Cook, first counselor in the Young Women general presidency, and Ann M. Dibb, second counselor, spent 10 days visiting members in Nigeria and Ghana in February and March 2009.
During their three-day visit to Lagos and Abeokuta, Nigeria, they met with full-time sister missionaries, attended a seminary class, visited a school attended by young women, visited with priesthood and Young Women leaders, and spoke at a multistake Young Women fireside attended by 120 people.
During their seven-day visit in Ghana they attended a seminary class, held several meetings with local Young Women leaders, made home visits to young women and their leaders, spoke at a multistake fireside for seminary students attended by 620 people, visited a boarding school, met with full-time sister missionaries, spoke at a fireside meeting with youth and parents, and spoke at another fireside meeting for all Church members. These visits took place in the Accra metropolitan area, Cape Coast area, and the Assin Foso District.