From WOLE BALOGUN
Lagos based church, INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, has commenced a monthly payment for orphans and widowed women in the church. An insider revealed to this magazine that the spiritual head of the ministry, Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele, gave the directive for the process, having made the pledge a few weeks ago.
According to the source, concern for the poor and vulnerable has always mattered to Primate Ayodele, hence his resolve to assist widows and widowers in dealing with all the practical realities of life they have to face without their spouses.
Where the women are often neglected or even shamed in the society, the source said that INRI honours them by meeting their financial and spiritual needs.
“Religion that is pure before our God and Father is, caring for orphans and widows in their affliction… (James 1:27),” declared the famous prophet while distributing the first salary to the recipients, promising it would be a lifetime benefit.