The Civil Liberty Organization (CLO) has commended
Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaiagama for his
The Anambra Chairman of CLO, Mr
Vincent Ezekwueme made the commendation i
n a statement on Sunday in Onitsha.
Nigeria News Agency reports that
Kaiagama had in his Palm Sunday homily televised on Sunday in Abuja, promised to
donate all gifts, monies and items to be realised at this year’s Cathedraticum to those affected by the lockdown occasioned by C
oronavirus pandemic in the country.
The Bishop’s love for humanity is in tandem with Pope Francis’ postulation that when one suffers directly, all of us suffers indirectly.
“I joined in the live AIT broadcast to celebrate the Palm Sunday
“I am overwhelmed and humbled by his grace wise decision to channel the fund meant for Cathedral building to the poor, downtrodden and those, who depend on their daily incomes to fend for their families.
“One has to be alive to attend church activities.
“I wish to appeal to other church leaders to emulate Archbishop Kaiagama because this is Christianity in action- suffering for others to be comfortable,” the chairman said.
Ezekwueme noted that if Nigerians could imbibe such message of love, peace, sacrifices, kindness and compassion, the nation would certainly overcome its challenges.
He commended the sacrifices of health workers, media practitioners and those on humanitarian services to reduce the escalation of Coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Edited By: Chioma Ugboma/Rabiu Sani Ali