The Immediate Past Chancellor and the first Rector of Pentecost University College, Apostle Prof. Opoku Onyinah, has been inducted into office as president of The Bible Society of Ghana.
He was inducted during the Society’s 2020 Annual General Meeting today, 1st October, at the Evangel Assembly of God Church at Adabraka, Accra.
Aps. Prof. Opoku Onyinah takes over from Rev. Dr Joyce Aryee, with Madam Matilda Amissah-Arthur and Mrs Florence Hutchful as his vice presidents.
According to the General Secretary of the Society Rev. Dr Enock Aryee-Atta, Prof. Onyinah was “elected by Council of the Society through physical and virtual elections.
In his remarks, Prof. Opoku Onyinah thanked members of the society and called for their continued support for its activities. “Beloved, it is indeed humbling to serve you as president and I pray that you continue to support the Society so that it will be a beacon of God’s glory to all people”.
Prior to the induction, The Church of Pentecost in a letter signed by Aps. David Tekpe on behalf of Chairman Eric Nyamekye and Executive Council of The Church of Pentecost congratulated the Church’s past Chairman on his new position.
On his part, the Vice-Chancellor of Pentecost University Apostle Dr Daniel Walker congratulated his predecessor on assuming the new position. “We as a University and Church are proud to associate with Prof Onyinah and the new mandate God has bestowed on him. We wish him the best”.
Aps. Prof. Opoku Onyinah is the immediate past Chairman of the Church from 2008 to 2018.
He served as a full-time minister of the Church for 42 years during which he held many high profile positions. Notable among them are International Missions Director, Rector of Pentecost University College between 2003 and 2008, when he became Chairman of the Church.
Currently, he is a lecturer in the School of Theology, Mission and Leadership of Pentecost University.