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Praying Ministry extends palliatives to elderly, indigents in Dunukofia

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GOD in action Adoration Ministry has distributed palliatives to the elderly and less-privileged in Dunukofia LGA of Anambra State to cushion the effects of hunger as a result of COVID-19 precautionary lockdown in the state.

  The palliatives were donated by Bishop on the Niger, Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev. Owen Nwokolo in his ‘Operation Feed 5, 000 Familys’ Initiative.

  It was distributed by Director of the Ministry, Rev. Sylvester Lumen-Christi Eboh at the Adoration Grounds, Umudioka in Dunukofia LGA, Anambra State.

  The beneficiaries, who comprised mainly the elderly, women and the less privileged, shared 10 bags of rice, 56 cartons of noodles and three bags of garri.

  During the presentation, Rev. Eboh urged churches of all denominations, state and federal governments to do more for members and citizens of the country to ward off the pains of coronavirus.

  He commended the efforts of Anambra State Government for its proactive approach in stopping the spread of the virus and its distribution of food items to the vulnerable members of the public.

Rev. Eboh was quick to thank the bishop who he described as a man with a large heart.

  “Our bishop has a knack for solving problems in the society and that is why he has embarked on Operation Feed 5, 000 families.

  “I am happy to identify with the project, which is not only inspirational but laudable and should serve as template for the church to do more,” he said.

  One of the beneficiaries and a widow, Mrs Ukamaka Mbanefo, 78, was visibly overwhelmed with joy at the magnanimity of their benefactor.

  She showered encomiums and prayers on the church. “I have not received any form of palliative from any quarters and I have been struggling to survive since I lost my late husband.

  “The lockdown worsened my situation, God bless Bishop Owen for reaching out to us.’’

  Wife of the Ministry Director, Mrs Ify Lumen-Christi Eboh called on well- meaning individuals to partner the churches in the distribution of palliatives either in cash or kind, so as to have far reaching impact on the people

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