Otumfuo to help raise funds for translation of Bible into Ghanaian dialects

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The main aim of this project is to ensure the Bible is translated into all Ghanaian languages by the year 2020.

The ruler and overlord of the Ashanti kingdom, Otumfuo Osei-Tutu II, has joined a project to help raise funds for the translation of the Bible into the various Ghanaian languages.

The project dubbed “Operation Cover the Land; Completing Bible translations in Ghana – vision 2020” is targeted at raising enough money to finance the translation.

At a fund-raising event in Kumasi, the Asantehene was joined by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta and Reverend Dr. Kwabena Darko, to establish a financial Patrons’ platform to help raise a targeted amount of GH¢2,000,000.00 for that purpose.

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The main aim of this project is to ensure the Bible is translated into all Ghanaian languages by the year 2020.

Rev. Dr. Kwabena Darko maintained that translating the Bible into local dialects would make it easier to spread Christianity to every part of the country.

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