Foundation to Donate Church Building to Kogi Community in April – Blueprint Newspapers Limited
Enemona Just Foundation Founder, Mr. David Gabriel has pledged to complete and hand over the new church building that the foundation is constructing in Inele-Ugoh, Olamaboro Local Government Area in Kogi State by April to the community for use.
The founder said this on Friday as he welcomed the state’s deputy governor, Chief Edward Onoja, who was in the community to step up to work on the church building and other humanitarian services. by the young entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Mr. Gabriel said the gesture was in pursuit of his vision of helping humanity and empowering communities for sustainable development to keep rural communities on par with those in urban cities.
He said the church building that will be donated to the United Evangelical Church (UEC) by the end of April was for members of the community to have a proper place of worship, to be closer to their God and the ‘use as a way to get away from crimes in the case of young people.
Gabriel, through his Enemona Foundation, a non-governmental organization founded on a pure vision for the vulnerable, also has a passion for the less privileged in society, community development and nation building.
“The foundation was born out of the need to alleviate the hardships faced by the less privileged in terms of poverty, poor health and education system as well as growing economic challenges.
“Our goal is to improve the quality of life for less privileged women, youth and children through our communities,” he said.
Speaking after inspecting the ongoing project, Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Chief Edward Onoja praised the founder and described him as a problem solver, adding that his foundation and his relationship have employed several young people in the nine local governments of Kogi East.
Onoja said he was happy that the founder, who is in his 30s, has already made a name for himself in the private business sector and has touched lives.
The Deputy Governor particularly commended him for taking care of the welfare of widows, caring for the orphanage and those in need as a special apostolate, a decision which he says draws blessing of God here and hereafter.
Onoja, however, promised to contribute to the church’s project, emphasizing that it is good to serve God and humanity in such ways to meet their needs.
He said the church building underscores the religious harmony the state currently enjoys.
The church building when completed has a seating capacity of 600, a conference room, three offices alongside other smaller units.