RCCG Province 44 charges youths on productivity
The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Lagos Province 44 has reiterated its readiness to continuously invest in youth development and empowerment activities.
It said such actions would bring out the best in Nigeria’s future leaders and make them more focused to achieve their dreams and ambitions.
Pastor in Charge of Lagos Province 44, Pastor Amos Emovon, who stated this during the final of the Pastor Amos Youth Football Competition in Lagos, noted that such investment, which also aimed at curbing crime in the society, is the Church’s response through its corporate social responsibility platform to arrest the malaise.
Emovon who said the CSR initiative will help the youths to fulfill their potentials noted that it was in alignment with the evangelical and youth empowerment drive of the Mission, as a CSR Initiative, to harness the innate talents of youths around the over 140 Parishes in the Province and provide an enabling environment for the fulfillment of their passion and potential.
He listed previous corporate social responsibility (CSR) interventions of the Province to include supply of medical equipment to Randle Children Hospital, equipping and commissioning of an ICT Laboratory for Aguda Junior Grammar School, as well as renovation and donation of security equipment to four divisional Police Stations in Surulere.
Others are renovation of the Dining Hall, Kitchen and Boys Hostel of Modupe Cole Memorial Child Care and Treatment Home, provision of exercise books, science textbooks to Epetedo High School, skill acquisitions and empowerment of over 200 people and donation of neo-natal equipment to Massey Street Children Hospital.
It also embarked on eye test, provision of glasses and surgery for the elderly in Lagos Island, provision of boreholes to several communities, provision of street lights, monthly feeding within the Province communities and various Medical/Health Awareness Interventions, among others.
Special Guest of honor, Pastor Brown Oyitso, who is the Special Assistant to the General Overseer (SATGO) on Missions and the Pastor in Charge of Region 19, commended the Province for identifying the needs and for the efforts geared towards satisfying them.
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