The Pastor in charge of Gi’ima, Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN), Rev Nasara Albert, has kicked off the reconstruction of roads, damaged by Boko Haram attack, in Mubi town of Adamawa state.
Rev. Albert, who led members of the Church at the flagoff of exercise at secretariat road Arhan-kuno, expressed concern over the deplorable roads, saying the project is aimed at providing human and vehicular access to different places.
According to him, the Church initiated the reconstruction work, to cushion the effects of insurgency attacks and strengthen peaceful coexistence among the diverse residents.
“The Church observed that, residents of this area had to divert to other routes, especially those using cars, due to the deplorable nature of this roads.
“We decided to repairs the road as part of community service, is one of the fundamental ethnic of EYN Church and to complement government efforts.
“Many Churches and Mosques were destroyed by insurgency, government should intervene in rebuilding them, to promote religious tolerance.
“Governor Bindow should come to our aid by rebuilding worship places, affected towns and villages”
Alhaji Umar Sadiq, a resident of the area lauded the project and urged other religious organisations to emulate the Church.
He noted that the road had suffered neglect since the inception of insurgency in 2014. ..
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