L to R: President Obeng (1st counselor), President Robison, and President Acquaye (2nd Counselor)
President Martin A. Obeng, age 55, is from the Adenta 2nd Ward, Adenta Stake and has been serving in this calling for 2 1/2 years. He was baptized in 1994 and was introduced to the Church by his wife. She was baptized four years prior and had been a Muslim. He is a professional teacher and social worker and grew up in Accra. He and Sister Obeng have one son, Kojo, who is now 26.
President Michael A. Acquaye, age 51, is from the Dansoman Ward in the Kaneshie Stake and has been serving in this calling for a year. He was baptized in 1997 and joined in the Dansoman Ward. He was taught the gospel by a senior couple, Elder and Sister Page. His wife was baptized a year later. He is a builder in construction management and grew up in Accra as well. However, he studied French in high school and then learned it well while living for 12 years in Cote D'Ivoire. He and Sister Acquaye have three children - their oldest son is a returned missionary who served in Cote D'Ivoire, the middle child, a daughter is serving a mission now in Nigeria, and their youngest daughter attends MTC meetings with them.