In its new humanitarian drive, a non-governmental organisation, The Great Commission (TGC) has constructed a mechanised borehole for residents of Abesan Estate, Mosan-Okunola Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Lagos.
President of the NGO Mr. Andy Ikekhide, who inaugurated the borehole said, “The project is our own way of collaborating with the government and working with local communities to let them know that we feel their pain and we are here to provide a helping hand.
He further said, “The Great Commission embarked on this project to ensure quality, clean and safe water with a storage capacity of 13,000 litres. We’ve a solar panel inverter to power the borehole in case of power cut.
In her remarks, Princess Olabisi Adebajo, Mosan-Okunola local council Chairperson, represented by Ayo Orimolade, the council’s secretary, commended the NGO for such a laudable project adding that the project was one of the numerous projects executed by TGC in the community.
She also opined that governance was all about partnership in progress, advising other NGOs and private individuals to follow the exemplary lifestyles of TGC. Some residents in the area who spoke to Vanguard described the project as well commendable and prayed that God enrich the NGO as they continue to put smiles on the faces of people.