Eket Nigeria Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location unknown; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:2 October 2022
The Eket Nigeria Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
An official rendering of the Eket Nigeria Temple has not yet been released to the public.
No site location has been officially announced for the Eket Nigeria Temple.
On October 2, 2022, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Eket Nigeria Temple at the October 2022 General Conference. Eket is an industrial city in southeastern Nigeria. The Eket Nigeria Temple will be the fourth temple built in the country. At the time of its announcement, one temple is currently in operation: the Aba Nigeria Temple. And two other temples are yet to be built: the Benin City Nigeria Temple and the Lagos Nigeria Temple. There are more than 211,000 Latter-day Saints in more than 750 congregations in Nigeria.1
- "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 18 New Houses of the Lord," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 2 Oct. 2022.