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Bible Society honours Awolowo-Dosumu, Maiden Alex-Ibru, others

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 Bible Society honours Awolowo Dosumu Maiden Alex Ibru others
Bible Society honours Awolowo-Dosumu, Maiden Alex-Ibru, others

1 The Bible Society of Nigeria(BSN) is set to honour the Executive Director of Obafemi Awolowo Foundation, Dr Tokunbo Awolowo-Dosumu and the Publisher of  Guardian Newspapers, Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru.

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2 Also to be honoured include the General Overseer of the Gospel Faith Mission International, Pastor Elijah Abina. and the Chief Executive Director of Alfa Centauri, West Africa Limited, Dr. Emmanuel Nwogbo, with the Prestigious Bible Award.

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3 This is contained in a statement signed by the Manager, Media and Public Relations, BSN, Mr Benjamin Mordi, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos.

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4 The statement said that the award, which holds at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos, on July 7, is one of the highlights of an event marking the 15th Annual Luncheon of Special Members Forum of the society.

5 According to it, the occasion is geared toward raising funds to support the Bible works of BSN and honour some persons who have been impacting humanity, the Christendom, and the society at large.

6 The theme for the 2022 edition of the Luncheon is: “Divine Masons: Vessels in the Order of Solomon”.

7 The statement said that the event would be chaired by Nwogbo, who is also an awardee, while the Guest Speaker is the Lead Pastor of The Elevation Church, Pastor Godman Akinlabi.

8 The statement said that a former Head of State and Patron of the Society,  Yakubu Gowon (GCFR) is Father of the Day, while the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu is the Host Governor.

9 NAN reports that the Bible Society of Nigeria is a not-for-profit interdenominational Christian organisation.

10 The society translates the Bible into Nigerian languages, publishes, distributes, raises funds for the Bible works and execution of programmes that help people interact with the word of God to transform their lives 

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