The Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion says it has partnered people of other faith in Kwara State in its quest to foster enduring peace and unity among residents.
Kwara diocesan Bishop, Right Reverend Sunday Adewole, told newsmen in Ilorin, at a news conference heralding the 50th anniversary of the church.
Following the celebration marking golden jubilee anniversary, the leadership has rolled out anniversary’s activities that will run from 2022 to 2024.
The cleric said his church had organised a number of programmes in collaboration with the people of other faith in a deliberate efforts to ensure that peace reigns in the state.
“It’s biblical to seek the peace of God where you live. This is why we collaborate with people of other faith in organizing programmes that could aid peaceful co-existence in the state”, Adewole said.
The cleric also said that the church had also been alive to its social responsibility, adding that it had sunk well water for people to have access to potable water; empowered widows with grinding machines and assisted some graduates with 50 per cent of money required to purchase motorcycle.
Adewole lamented that the efforts of the church to feed the people of the state through an agricultural scheme was frustrated by herdsmen who invaded their farmlands.