COVID-19: Embark on charitable gestures


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By Adeola Badru

THE President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC), Reverend Olasupo Ayokunle has called on churches and their leaders to embark on charitable gestures during this Coronavirus pandemic, in order to alleviate the suffering of those vulnerable to the lockdown order imposed by the government.

Ayokunle made the call on Monday when he led other members of the Baptist church to Oyo State Secretariat, Ibadan, to donate COVID-19 relief materials to the state government.

He, similarly, used the medium to commend the federal and state governments for their efforts in containing the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

Speaking further, Ayokunle, who doubles as President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), said no little gesture was too small at a time like this, urging churches, especially, denominations to rise up and show mercy, noting this was one of the main reasons for the existence of the church in any part of the world.

He said: “We rejoice with those…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper