The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) said it has completed the translation of the Holy Bible into 24 different Nigerian languages.
In a statement signed by BSN’s deputy manager, Media and Programmes, Mr Benjamin Mordi, said the 24 different languages the Holy book was translated into, include: Isoko, Igala, Igede, Ebira, Yoruba, Efik, Igbo, Hausa, Nupe, Khana, Urhobo, Fulfude, Jju, Bokyi, Edo, Arabic, Tiv, Itsekiri and Kanuri.
Mordi, in the statement, which was made available to the media yesterday, said the Bible, in the 24 different languages would be on display in the forthcoming Bible marathon reading exercise which beganyesterday in Lagos.
The 2016 Bible reading campaign, BSN, said will be declared open at Shepherd’s Flock International Church, Lagos by the general secretary of the organisation, Mr. Dare Ajiboye.
It said the one- week programme will simultaneously take place in 50 different centres across the country. “The unique feature of this programme is that it gives the participants opportunity to read the Bible aloud in their own native languages. Participants, irrespective of denomination, age or sex, will have a three-fold joy by participating.