A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Oyoyo Foundation, has donated a new Catholic Church building to Ugiri-Ike in Ikeduru Local Government Area, Imo for the celebration of Christmas and New Year.
A statement issued on Saturday by the founder, Mr Victor Assams, stated that the gesture was in pursuit of its vision of helping humanity and empowering communities for sustainable development
Assams said that the building donated to Sacred Heart Catholic Parish, Ugiri-Ike on Dec. 20 was for the people of the community to have a befitting place of worship for the Christmas and New Year celebrations
According to him, the church building donation is in line with the organisation’s three broad thematic programme areas of Health, Education and Economic empowerment.
The Church building was dedicated by the Archbishop of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province, Most Rev. Dr Anthony Obinna.
Assams added that the foundation has provided scholarship to 450 students in Imo State through payment of school fees, JAMB and WAEC registration fees.