The Catholic Women Organisation, CWO, of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Maitama Abuja, wants wealthy Christians to always channel their resources to the service of God and humanity.
The President of the Organisation, Lady (Mrs) Tosan Chukwueke made the call while presenting awards to some Distinguished Nigerians in Abuja.
Chukwueke, who expressed concern over the rate of poverty in the country, said the award was to recognize the contributions of the awardees who have emulated the virtues of Jesus Christ through giving towards ensuring the betterment of the society and ensuring progress in the vineyard of God.
She said CWO had over the years embarked on various programmes aimed at improving the well being of the less privileged and contributed to promoting the propagation of the gospel.
Chukwueke expressed the hope that the gesture would further encourage the awardees to continue to contribute their quota to the progress of the country
Earlier, the outgoing President of the Organisation, Lady Charity Ohadiugha advised the new leadership of CWO to consolidate on the achievements and successes of the Organization when they took over in 2018.
Uhadugha said though, COVID 19 affected the activities of the Organisation but it was able to empower 65 women with fifty thousand naira each, equip the laboratory and furnished the kitchen of Trinity Boys College, Wasa Apo as well as provide educational materials to the College, provide palliatives to less privileged church members and embarked on the construction of Secretariat for the Organization among others
According to her, CWO also visited orphanages every year and donate food items and cash to assist them among other things
Some of the awardees, Mrs Evelyn Chidolue, former President of CWO and Sir Osita Anameze commended the organisation for the award and urged the Organization not to relent in its service in God’s vineyard.
They said the award would further encourage them to continue to contribute their quota to the progress and development of the society as well as putting smiles on the faces of the less privilege.