Video Footage of First Baptisms in Nigeria

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LDS Living found a video, posted to the LDS Church History YouTube channel, that shows some of the first baptisms in West Africa.

Rendell and Rachel Mabey were in Nigeria and Ghana in 1978. During their time there, the two recorded footage of some significant moments in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in West Africa.

Watch the video above.

Kylie is a writer at LDS.net and graduate of BYU with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She grew up in a Chicago suburb where she gained a passion for the Chicago Cubs. She enjoys writing and live event video production.