The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) is set to honour six distinguished Nigerians on February 8th 2022, with its prestigious Bible Award for Selfless Service to God and Humanity.
The announcement is contained in a statement signed by Mr Benjamin Mordi, Manager, Media/ Public Relations of the Society in Lagos.
Mr Mordi said the awardees include the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev.Adewale Martins; the General Overseer(G.O) of Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria, Rev. Sam Aboyeji; a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Barrister Dele Adesina.
Others include the immediate past President & Board Chairman of the BSN, Dr Aaron Nuhu; the Managing Director/CEO of Quantum Markets Li; Mrs, 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.
Mr Mordi said that the conferment of the Award was part of activities marking the organisation’s 13th Founder’s Day Annual Lecture with the theme “Justice: Catalyst for a Progressive Nigeria.”
According to him, Prof. Yemi Akinseye-George, SAN, Principal Partner, Prof. Akinseye-George Partners would be the guest speaker at the occasion.
He said that the programme, which will hold at the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs, Victoria Island, Lagos, would be chaired by the G.O of the Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria, Rev. Sam Aboyeji.
” Also expected at the event are a former Head of State and Patron of The Bible Society of Nigeria, General Dr Yakubu Gowon, GCFR, as the Father of the Day, Captains of Industries, and other distinguished personalities from different walks of life” Mordi said.
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, BSN has translated the complete Bible into 26 Nigerian Languages, while translation/revision projects are ongoing in 10 Nigerian Languages.