RCCG, The Redeemed Christian Church of God has donated free food stuffs to the needy in Kaduna state just to support them in this coronavirus time.
The assignees were residents of Television, Sabon Tasha, Nasarawa, Trikania, Bayan Dutse and kakuri communities in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The church ascertained that the donation of free food stuff to the people of Kaduna is to cushion or support the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown.
The minister in control of the RCCG (JESUS EMBASSY), Kaduna Province 5, who is known as Pastor Biriok Steven Kasa professed the donation was in line with the directive’s from the Church’s General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the prominent founder of the ministry.
The pastor claimed s the church had just finished the first phase of the distribute of free foodstuffs which was meant only for members of the church while the second p
Round of the distribution also comprises of the members of the RCCG and their host’s communities.
The cleric said:
“What we are doing is our own little effort from the office of the General Overseer of the RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye towards alleviating the challenges people are facing with respect to COVID-19 pandemic that the world is experiencing to which Nigeria is a part of.
“We know that curfew was coming and if people are forced to stay at home, hunger may force them out of their homes. So, the General Overseer approved N2m for Kaduna province 5 to support the food intervention of the RCCG.
“When the money came, we discovered that we can get 200 bags of rice, beans, garri (cassava flakes) as well as maize. We have gone out to share some. This is the second phase of the food intervention.
“The first phase was primarily to members of the RCCG but when we got to the second phase, we give to members and also members of community where we have some of our churches
“The third phase will be when our Muslim brothers would have started their fasting and we hope to extend it to the Muslim community in our catchment areas.
“In the first phase, we reached out to communities and the second phase, we hope to go beyond what we did in the first phase.