Rev. Linus Otronyi

Rev. Linus Otronyi grew up in the rural village of Iboko, in the Yala-speaking area of northern Cross River State, Nigeria. He studied at the University of Calabar and has been involved in Bible translation work since 2000 including work in language assessment, Scripture engagement, church and community mobilization, project management, training, and Bible translation.

Rev. Linus is an ordained pastor with the Lutheran Church of Nigeria and serves as an International Associate with Lutheran Bible Translators. He is currently serving as the Nigeria Program Director, providing both technical and management support for different projects as well as liaising with partners for Bible translation and language development work in Nigeria.

Linus is currently working towards his PhD in Translation Studies at Africa International University.

Linus and his wife Katherine have two beautiful daughters.