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Archbishop Idahosa donates six blocks of classrooms in honour of husband


Margaret Idahosa

Archbishop of Church of God Mission International, Margaret Benson Idahosa has donated a six blocks of classrooms to Olinlin Primary School, Uzea in Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State in honour of her late husband, Archbishop Benson Idahosa who was once a pupil of the school founded in 1947.

Commissioning the project, the Archbishop, represented by Bishop Matthew Okpebholo, said the whole idea of immortalising him came when the church he left behind celebrated its 50 years anniversary and they needed to do a background checks on the man called Benson Idahosa.

Margaret said her late husband was a blessing to his generation and beyond, having taken the gospel of Christ around the globe adding that the children who are going to make use of the facility would be proud to say in the nearest future that they attended the same primary school with the late bishop Benson Idahosa.


“We are going to clean the present write up and replace it with “Archbishop Benson Idahosa Legacy Project” as a pupil in this school, we are going to put it there so that whoever passing by can see Idahosa.

“We will immortalise his name that he was a pupil of this school. That means, if a child leaves this school, he will be proud that I attended school with the Archbishop.

“I attended the same school with the Archbishop who has gone round the world and who is still working”, she said.

Commending the donor, secretary to the palace of Uzea Kingdom, Chief Iseghohi Francis, said it was a welcome development adding that other well meaning Nigerians should emulate the wife of the late bishop who has remembered where her late husband began his early education.


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