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CAN president calls for development of the nation

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria CAN, Reverend Supo Ayokunle wants Christians to exhibit total Commitment, Willingness and Surrender their Resources for the gospel of Jesus Christ and the development of the nation.

Reverend Ayokunle who is also the President, of the Nigerian Baptist Convention, made the call in a message to the dedication of First Baptist Church, Kubwa, Abuja.

The First Baptist Church, Kubwa came into existence through outreaches by the First Baptist Church, Garki- Abuja in June 1989.

Since then, efforts had been on by the Baptist faithful in Kubwa to have a well-structured temple for God which eventually came to reality this year.

During the Dedication, the Reverend Ayokunle admonished Christian to show total Commitment to the works of God.

The CAN President, represented by Vice President Ministerial, Nigerian Baptist Convention,Dr Dickson Medoghwe, reiterated the need for the people to use all their Resources, Wisdom and position to develop of Church and the Society.

He said,” If you are a politician, use your politics to develop people and Society, If you are a religious man, use it well, in any placement you find yourself, use it for the development of humanity”.

The Minister in Charge of the Church, Reverend Olufemi Adewara who explained that the project came to reality two years after he was posted to First Baptist Church Kubwa, applauded the determination of his Church members for the reality of the Temple.

Some Elders, Deacon Solomon Makinde and Deaconess Grace Olasode expressed joy over the Successful completion of the project which took them five years to build.

The Chairman, Building Dedication Committee, Dr Monday Ojeamiren gave an estimation of the Building to over Fifteen Million.

Highlights of the event were Book Launch, Photo Exhibition, and Award presentation to distinguished members for their efforts towards the growth and development of the Church.

Samuel Adeyinka

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