Ikorodu - The President of the
Redeemed Evangelical Mission Worldwide (TREM), Bishop Mike Okonkwo,
on Sunday commissioned a multi-million naira water project at
Oke-Oriya, Ikorodu in Lagos State.
Okonkwo, while performing the ceremony, said that there was the need for churches to go beyond preaching and evangelism.
"By now churches should be looking beyond preaching the gospel by
thinking about innovations that will be of benefit to the people.
"Our mission in TREM is not just disseminating the word of God but
doing things that will be of need to not only our members but
everybody," Okonkwo said.
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Reacting, the Chairman of Oke-Oriya Community Development Area, Sesan Oresanya, commended the church for the gesture, urging others to
Oresanya said that the project would serve the people of the community who had lived without pipe borne water.
"The water project is to serve people who do not have the resources
to get bore holes in their houses but are going to faraway places to get
water," he said.