6 Views

RCCG refurbishes police dogs’ facility in Lagos

By Rotimi Agbana

The Redeemed Christian Church of God has handed over the newly redeveloped Nigeria Police Force Canine Division Area F, Ikeja, Lagos.

Pastor E A Adeboye, General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG

The gesture, which was done through the church’s Christian Social Responsibility, was well attended by top police officers and senior pastors at RCCG.

Sri Lanka partially reopens bombed church for prayers

The Pastor-in-Charge of RCCG, Lagos Province 47, Pastor Femi Obaweya, said he noticed that the facility at the Canine Division of Area F was not befitting for the Nigeria Police Force during a visit.

The lover of dogs recalled that the dog houses were not in good condition. He added, “I also observed that there was no direct water supply to the facility, which also was a challenge to the effective running of the place. I then promised that the church would look into the challenges there.

“We’ve also supported the police by erecting a borehole and providing a 3.8KVA generator to power the surface tank. We’ve replaced all the metal gadgets with new ones for the training of the dogs.”

Speaking also at the ceremony, the Special Assistant to the General Overseer on Christian Social Responsibility, RCCG, Pastor Idowu Iluyomade, stated that they did this as a contribution and appreciation to the Nigeria Police Force’s good work to Lagos.”

In her reaction, the Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja, CP Aishatu Abubakar, commended the renovation of the kennels and provision of a generator. She said, “No doubt, this will enhance effective policing of the state. I thank the leadership of RCCG and specifically the Pastor Obaweya for his support and generosity.”

Breaking: IGP, Adamu being grilled at Closed Session with Senators

Meanwhile, Iluyomade explained that there were other intervention programmes of the church through her foundation. He said, “Over 57 million meals have been served across the 197 countries where the church is in operation over the last one year.

We’ve had numerous beneficiaries of the health intervention programmes of the church, sponsoring major medical treatments like kidney transplants. We also donated an Intensive Care Unit at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, and on Friday, another ICU will be commissioned at the Plateau State Teaching Hospital, Jos. Our General Oversea, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, will be there.”

You may be interested

Former Gombe governor sold N300 million worth of vehicles to himself at N12m – Official
Headlines
Headlines

Former Gombe governor sold N300 million worth of vehicles to himself at N12m – Official

Ademola Yakubu - June 24, 2019

- The Governor of Gombe state has said that nobody is witch-hunting his predecessor Ibrahim Damkwambo- The SSA media and…

Re: Buratai’s bruises on Nigerian troops by Philip Agbese (Opinion)
Headlines
Headlines

Re: Buratai’s bruises on Nigerian troops by Philip Agbese (Opinion)

Ademola Yakubu - June 24, 2019

Editor's note: Philip Agbese, a human rights activist based in the United Kingdom writes on a recent piece by Festus…

Rejection of server inspection by PDP marks triumph of Justice – Presidency
Government
Government

Rejection of server inspection by PDP marks triumph of Justice – Presidency

Ademola Yakubu - June 24, 2019

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Presidency Monday night commended the ruling of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal that turned…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.