The Bible Society of Nigeria will next week Tuesday honour six Nigerians with its Bible Award for Selfless Service to God and Humanity.
This was disclosed in a statement on Tuesday by the Manager, Media and Public Relations, BSN, Benjamin Mordi.
“The awardees are the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev Adewale Martins; the General Overseer, Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria, Rev Sam Aboyeji; a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dele Adesina; the immediate past President and Board Chairman of the BSN, Dr Aaron Nuhu; the Managing Director/CEO of Quantum Markets Limited, Mrs Kay Ovia, who is also the wife of the Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr Jim Ovia; and the Chairman/Managing Director of The Ehi Consulting, Deacon Tom Ogboi,” the statement read in part.
The conferment of the award is part of activities marking the organisation’s 13th Founder’s Day Annual Lecture. The theme for this year’s lecture is, ‘Justice: Catalyst for a progressive Nigeria’, while the guest speaker at the event is Prof Yemi Akinseye-George, SAN, the Principal Partner, Prof Akinseye-George Partners.
The BSN is a not-for-profit interdenominational Christian organisation that translates the Bible into Nigerian languages, publishes, distributes the Word of God, and raises funds for Bible work.
So far, it has the full Bible in 26 Nigerian languages, while translation and revision projects are ongoing in 10 other Nigerian Languages.