Pentecostal bishop fetes 1000 widows, indigent students

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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

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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”.

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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.

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