RCCG Lagos Province 44 reiterates commitment to youth empowerment
The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Lagos Province 44, has reiterated its readiness to continue adding value to the youths through its numerous Christian social responsibility initiatives.
It also restated its desire to make the youths rediscover themselves and be useful to the society through skills development, thereby contributing to government efforts to tackle unemployment in the country.
One of such activities, according to the Pastor in Charge, Amos Emovon, is the annual Pastor Amos Cup, the final of which took place in Lagos last weekend. He noted that the event, which was in alignment with the evangelical and youth empowerment drive of the Mission, “is one of our social investments to harness the innate talents of the youths around our 150 Parishes in Lagos and an enabling environment for the fulfillment of their passion and potential”.
The finals of the tournament attracted dignitaries and Special guests including the Special Assistant to the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (SATGO) on Missions and the Pastor in Charge of Region 19, Pastor Brown Oyitso who commended the effort of Pastor Emovon, and his able team for blazing the trail in the region in sports as well as identifying this great need, and for the effort geared towards satisfying it.
“We strongly believe that through this effort, hope is gradually being restored to the desperate, despairing, despondent, disheartened, and depressed youths within the neighborhood of our Province, who would rather engage themselves in drugs and other nefarious and reprehensible activities that has ruined most lives, too numerous to mention”, he said.
Also, Pastor Emovon, while appreciating all the dignitaries, commended the teams for displaying exciting football skills hoping that this CSR initiative will help the youths to fulfill their potentials.
Quoting from Mark Twain, he said: “Make it a point to do something everyday that you don’t want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain. For us at Lagos Province 44, we are wired to be intentional, deliberate in investing in the social good within our communities without pain and we thank God for the modest achievements thus far”.
He said the Church had done Supply of Medical Equipment to Randle Children Hospital, Equipped & Commissioning of an ICT Laboratory for Aguda Junior Grammar School, Renovated & Donated Security Equipment to Four Divisional Police Stations in Surulere, among several other CSR intervention projects.