Group takesover Government’s responsibility, donates borehole for community




A group has taken over government’s responsible by building a borehole project to provide portable water for her host community.

Nigerian Newssphere learnt this during the commissioning of a borehole project donated by Church of Christ(Kado) in Abuja on Saturday.

Speaking at the event, the Mandate Secretary, Agriculture and Rural Development Development, Federal Capital Territory Administration(FCTA), represented by the Director of Administration, Mrs Ann Ijeoma, expressed her delight over the initiative.

She stressed the importance of love and the need for the community to continue existing together in peace.

“This is a good example of evangelism, if you don’t good relationship with your neighbours there is nothing you can preach. Because Christianity means love”, she said.

The Senior Special Assistant to the FCT Minister, Attah Ikharo said the initiative has exemplified Christ’s love.

He emphasized on the importance of giving and making impact.

“We don’t who will drink from this water, but we believe it means well for everyone.

“FCT minister is key to get to understand the fundamental of what life is about, he has been grateful to the indigene of the FCT, that is why for the first time the Ministry now has two mandate secretaries who are indigenes in it executive councils”.

He noted that the indigenous people of FCT have been very peaceful and embracing to the federal government and residence.

“When we are moving from Lagos to Abuja, you opened your arms to us, there have never being violence, kidnapping, insurgence. You allowed us to access your lands to development while taking care of your interests also. The Chief, Madakis, the FCT Minister appreciate your efforts”, he said.

Earlier in his opening remarks, Bishop of Church of Christ Kado, Peter Egure, disclosed that the water project is part of the Church way of giving back to her host community.

According to him, “The intervention is coming because we know this community lacks water. It is just a token of our love and good neighbourliness because of the peace we are enjoying together with the community. This is why we thought it our to show this gesture.

“Our royal father have been very wonderful together with his subjects, because he has carried everyone along as his children. we are happy to continue to be in this Community”, he stated.

Meanwhile, the Esu of Community, Danladi Audu, Kado Village LifeCamp said the intervention is the first, coming from a church within the community.

He expressed displeasure that Federal Capital Territory Administrators aren’t doing enough to support the community.

“I am very annoyed sometime because all the interventions would be carried out by local government administrators but none is done by them, but we are happy for this project, it is an important project to the Kado Community.

“This is the first church within this environment that have carried out such project. I appreciate the Church of Christ for this laudable project’, he said.

The borehole is consisting of a generator, prepaid metre and other facilities commissioned for immediate usage by the community. Alongside the launching, a novelty match was played between the Church and the community