Pentecostal bishop fetes 1000 widows, indigent students
By Phil Okose, Onitsha
No fewer than 1000 widows and scores of indigent students have
benefited from the empowerment programme of female Bishop Edith Elisha
Ezenekwe, the Presiding Bishop of Brethren Gathering Ministry, Obosi,
Idemili North Local Government Area, Anambra state. The empowerment items which included, money, wrapper, bags of rice among others, according to her, is aimed towards giving the
indigent persons a better welfare that will make them to fend for themselves instead of relying on individuals/government.
Commending the Bishop for her assistance towards the betterment of the
down trodden, the Anambra state Chairman of the Civil Liberties
Organization, CLO, Comrade Vincent Ezekwueme, stated that her
humanitarian and selfless services to God and humanity should be
emulated by the rich and other men of God.
“She has exhibited good motive in service of God and humanity through
love, empathy, compassion, kindness, generosity and selfless
“Her empowerment of over 1000 widows and award of scholarship to
Indigent students deserve commendation and emulation.
Such selfless sacrifice is worthy of commendation and encouragement in
other to motivate others”
“Bishop Ezenekwe believes in the assertion of Rev. Martin Luther King
(Jr) who asserted that, “any spiritual emancipation without
socio-economic and political emancipation is moribund”, stating that,
“spirituality is a positive step in the right direction”.
Ezekwueme further described Bishop Ezenekwe who is the United Nations
Peace Ambassador as Dorcas and Saint Mother Theresa of our time.
“Her natural inclination to serve and not to be served, singled
her out as a unique and rare personality”, Ezekwueme stated further.