JUST IN: Governor Yahaya Bello ‘Plays Politics With Religion’, Donates Millions Of Naira To Churches, Despite Owing Monthsssssss Of Workers Salaries

By Post-Nigeria: November 27, 2018 14:48

JUST IN: Governor Yahaya Bello ‘Plays Politics With Religion’, Donates Millions Of Naira To Churches, Despite Owing Monthsssssss Of Workers Salaries

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, has donated N7 million to 11 Churches, in support of their projects, with N2 million of the amount going to Christ the King Catholic Church, Okene, and N500,000 each to other Churches, in Central Senatorial District of the State.

Alhaji Abdulmalik Abdulkarim, the Director-General, Bureau of Information and Grassroots Sensitisation, disclosed this in a statement he issued in Lokoja, the State capital, on Tuesday.

He said that Bello announced the donation during a Service, to round-off the centenary celebration of the Christ the King Catholic Church, Okene, adding that, the money was meant to assist the Churches in their various projects.

Bello, who was the Special Guest of Honour at the event, congratulated the Church on its 100 years of existence in Ebiraland, and pledged to donate a bus to aid its evangelism.

Abdulkarim quoted Bello as commending the past and present Leadership of the Church, for immense contributions to peace and harmony in Ebiraland, and urged other Churches to emulate the Church, by preaching the gospel of love, peace, unity, and religious tolerance.

According to Abdulkarim, the benefiting Churches are: Gospel Assembly Church, Nagazi, Adavi; Mountain Crusader Church, Ihucheba, Adavi; St. Andrew Anglican Church, Lafia, Okene; Deeper Life Church, Obehira; and St. Paul Anglican Church, Okengwe.

Others are: Christ Apostolic Church, Oboroke, Okehi; St. Peter Anglican Church, Ihima; Gospel Assembly Church, Iruvusechi, Eganyi; First Baptist Church, Ajaokuta; and Catholic Church, Ogori.

Post-Nigeria recalls that Governor Yahaya Bello has been owing several months of unpaid salaries to Kogi State workers.

 

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