Lagos Island CAN Tasks Nigerians On Charity

Pic Caption: (L-R )cob Smith, Charity Fair’s Director of Planning and Research; Reverend E. O Chinoye, member of committee; a beneficiary of the program, Brother Abiola Ojo, Assistant Coordinator and Kemi Olanrewaju, the Coordinator of the program, handling over food pack to one of the beneficiaries of the program
         Nigerians have been advised no to relent in reaching out to the needy and the less privileges in the country.
     The advice was given by Reverend Father Marcellinus Teko, Coordinator, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Lagos Island East chapter and Kemi Olanrewanu, during this year’s ‘Charity Fair’ program of the association, held last Saturday.
          The program ‘Charity Fair’, according to the dou of Reverend Father Teko and Olanrewaju, is aimed at reaching out to the poor and less privileges within their chapter, which the said is in obedience to the commandments of Christ Jesus.
       According to Reverend Father Teko: “this program make us fulfilled the mission of our Lord Christ to feed the poor and to show love to our needy brothers and sisters in our community.
          “So that we can make them feel the love of god by providing something for them, especially, food stuff, so that they can be able to take care of their children and homes. We know that things are real difficult for everyone in the country now, the more difficult it is, the more we have suffering people around us, that’s why we make Charity Fair our obligation so that  we help to alleviate the suffering of the very poor ones”.

For Olanrewaju, who is the Chairman of the Charity Fair’ organising committee: “the essence of the event which is yearly event, is to extend the hands of love to our neighbours, especially the less privilege, some of the less privileges within our locality/environment.

          “We are catering for in the area of sharing with them God’s words, giving them foods/food packs which includes garri, soap, semovita, vegetable oil and others. We also organised free medical screening, where we have their BP and others as well as eye screening and gives eye glasses as well to those that need it.
            Both Reverend Father Teko and Olanrewaju said the program shall continue to hold every year till the coming of Lord Jesus comes.

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