Rotary Honours ASALGA Boss, Others in Port Harcourt
Chairperson of Asari-Toru Local Government Area, Hon. Mrs. Alaso Johnbull was among the eminent personalities honoured during the installation ceremony of Rtrn Ngozi Ogbuli as the chapter President of Rotary Club of Port Harcourt Metropolis District 941.
The event was also used to induct new members and members of the Board of Directors of the Club; and the Launching of the Community Service Project for the 2020/2021 Rotary Year.
Speaking to reporters after the event, Hon. Johnbull expressed joy at the award and stated that the honour by the Rotary Club will inspire her to remain committed and do more for the people of Asari-Toru Local Government Area.
According to her, the peace being enjoyed in the Local Government since her assumption of office was the handiwork of God; adding that the people of the Local Government have always been noted for their peaceful disposition, hospitality and hard work.
The Asalga boss assured residents of the area that she will continue to render dedicated services that will enhance development in the Local Government Area.
On his part, a prominent businessman and philanthropist, Prince Madu, who was also honoured at the event expressed appreciation to the Rotary Club 9141 for the recognition.
Madu while stating his admiration for Rotary International expressed his commitment to continue to partner with the organization in the service of humanity, adding that the honour will serve as a motivation for him to do more for the society.
Bible Society Approves Eleme, Kolokuma Translations
The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) has approved the translations of Eleme and Kolokuma Language Bible Projects.
This was made known by the Chairman of the Bible Society of Nigeria Rivers/ Bayelsa Area, Elder Omoni Ayo-Tamuno, while addressing the Management Committee Meeting of the Area at Mount Zion Christ Church Azuabie Town, Port Harcourt.
Elder Ayo-Tamuno said that the approval of the two Languages Bible was made during the last BSN Board Meeting which he attended with the Board Member from the Area, Elder Francis Sekibo Oruye.
He explained that with this approval Eleme in Rivers State and Kolokuma in Bayelsa State would in due time have the Bible translated into their languages.
The Chairman stated that it takes over #72 million to translate the Bible into any Nigerian Language and promised to completed in 12 years.
The Chairman stressed that funds are needed to do more translations, saying that out of over 500 Nigerian languages so far the Bible has been completed into 26 Nigeruan languages which have impacted the lives of many Nigerians.
Speaking as the Guest Speaker, the Minister in charge of the Mount Zion Christ Church, Rev Micah Moses said the life of Jesus Christ is the life every Christian should emulate and declared “Jesus was humble, kind, patient, and very loveable, these are the qualities we should emulate”.
Rev Moses encouraged Christians to subject their bodies under control and not let selfishness possessed their life pattern and that they should be exemplary in all their dealings with people.
In his welcome address, the Chairman of Trans Amadi Auxiliary of the Bible Society of Nigeria, Rev Samuel E. Eworo pledged the cooperation of the Auxiliary to implement all programmes and activities faithfully.
Rev Eworo, however, said that a number of pastors in the Auxiliary are not supporting in the execution of BSN programmes and said that they would make sure that the vision and mandate of the society are sustained.
The meeting was attended by delegates from Rivers and Bayelsa States.