Early Childhood Education, Development: Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Builds Tuition Free School in Ewu
By Habila Victor, Kaduna
As parts of its contributions to early childhood education and development, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Foundation has laid the foundation for a free primary school in Ewu, Edo State after building a free school in Adamawa State.
The project which was executed through the InnerCity Mission for Children, an active member agency of the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International, held the Ground-Breaking Ceremony of the InnerCity Mission School in Ewu Community of Edo State, South-South Nigeria.
The project will incorporate a hospital and sports facility in the master plan.
The President of Ewu Progress Foundation, Engr. Fidelis Edokpa, under whose supervision the land for the project was secured for the Foundation, told journalists that the project is a replica of many others being established by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome across Nigeria as part of his contribution to the educational advancement of the Nigerian Society.
He said “This project on completion will contribute to the development of Ewu and Esan community through employment opportunities and quality education for the younger generation”.
“On behalf of this organization and the entire Ewu Community, Edokpa wholeheartedly thanked the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation and all those behind the facilitation of the project and prayed that God almighty guide and empower the donor to complete and operate the project in record time”, he added.
The project is to be sited in an expanse of land in the new market axis of Ewu accessible by the constituents community making up Ewu Kingdom.
The event had in attendance Member of the Central Executive Council, Esteemed Evangelist Eddy Owase including Regional and Zonal Pastors as well as Leaders of Ewu Community.
Other dignitaries present at the ground breaking foundation laying ceremony include: officials of the Inner City Mission of Christ Embassy Church, Community Leaders, representatives of all the sisters organizations of Ewu Kingdom including PA Jerome Idiata of the Eilukhide Social Cultural Organization.