Nigeria: Quran translated to Igbo language

Nigeria: Quran translated to Igbo language

Sheikh Chukwuemeka

AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): A group of Muslims from the South Eastern part of Nigeria have successfully produced copies of the Holy Qur’an translated to Igbo language.

The group under the aegis of Igbo Muslims Da’wah Group launched on Friday, July 1st the translated text.

Representatives of the group led by Mal. Muhammed Muritala Chukwuemeka made this known during a courtesy call to Daily Trust in Abuja on Tuesday.

He said the team’s mission is to spread Allah’s message to his Igbo brothers through the translated Qur’an.

Mal. Chukwuemeka, a native of Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State, revealed that it took him five good years to complete the translation.

The launching ceremony took place after Juma’at prayer at Ansar-ud-deen mosque, Maitama in the Federal Capital Territory.

“It took me not less than five year before completing the translation. We are calling on well-to-do Nigerians to assist in mass production of the holy book. Presently, we have printed 500 copies and 100 copies have already been sent to the South East,” he said.

This article originally appeared in AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA)

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