Easter celebrations: Foundation distributes foodstuffs to 300 widows in Kogi


Easter celebrations: Foundation distributes foodstuffs to 300 widows in Kogi

 

By Stephen Adeleye

Isanlu (Kogi), April 3, 2024

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Doyin and Suzan Foundation has donated food items to over 300 vulnerable widows in Kogi.

 

The items were distributed on Wednesday to some rural communities in Isanlu, Yagba East Local Government Area of Kogi, as palliative to mark the Easter celebrations

The NGO’s Founder and Executive Director, Chief Adedoyin Ibikunle-Eshanumi, while distributing the foodstuffs said the initiative was aimed at reaching out to the less privileged people in the communities during the Easter celebration.

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She stressed that the death and resurrection of Christ signified God’s love and sacrifice for mankind, stressing the need to extend the same love to the vulnerable in society at all times.

The Philanthropist noted the NGO had been helping vulnerable women and widows through her monthly empowerment outreach to alleviate their suffering especially from the current economic hardships.

She disclosed that the foundation also distributed foodstuff to over 350 indigent women rura communities during 2023 Christmas celebrations.

”The humanitarian gesture is part of our foundation’s vision to reach out to the less privileged and the vulnerable widows in order to alleviate their suffering in their time of need.

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”These humanitarian activities are being carried out in this area from time to time, and it will continue as a way of improving the wellbeing of the indigent in the society,” she said.

The Philanthropist urged other NGOs, well-spirited individuals and corporate organizations to emulate Christ’s love for mankind by reaching out to the less privileged in society.

She solicited the support of corporate organisations and well meaning individuals for a better social welfare for the less privileged, especially in the rural areas.

She commended President Bola Tinubu for his efforts in stemming the tides of economic hardships in the country, urged the people to continue to support the President for a better Nigeria..

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One of the beneficiaries, Mrs Rhoda Adebayo, thanked the foundation for extending the love of Christ to widows during Easter celebrations and always.

”We are grateful to Chief Adefoyin for remembering the vulnerable widows and giving us food to eat during this Easter and several other times. May God bless her,” Adebayo said.

The items distributed include Semo vita, rice, spaghetti, noodles, seasonings, among others.

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