The Lagos Archdiocesan Catholic Men Organizations (LACMON), has commenced direct cash transfer donations totalling N2,250,000 to 41 victims of the explosions that rocked Abule-Ado area of Lagos on Sunday March 15, 2020.
President of LACMON, Barrister Vincent Otiono, made this disclosure in a press statement issued in Lagos, on Wednesday.
According to the statement, the 41 victims started receiving the donations on 17th of April 2020.
The president who revealed that the N2,250,000 was the proceeds of a Relief Fund launched by the organisation thanked members for their display of overwhelming support for the victims.
“Your pain is our pain. What affects you, affects us. We are united in Christ our Leader. Our creator knows the end from the beginning. It is true that we have lost brothers and properties. It is true that the way of lives of many families have been altered… . Your grief is our grief. We came to see and to be with you…for you to know that we stand with you,” Otiono stated.
“Our Lord that gave us the gift of life will give us courage and the window to overcome this monumental catastrophe. Courage my brothers, it in this dark paths of our lives that we should be motivated to seek refuge in Christ our Leader…,” he went further to say.
Barrister Otiono also thanked the Lacmon Chaplain Rev Fr Dr Daniel Nwankwo for his Spiritual Guidance as well as His Grace the Archbishop of Metropolitan Sea of Dr Alfred Adewale Martins Lagos for being a Pillar of Support to Lacmon. Lacmon is poised to continue focusing on its two main agenda thrust of the Administration which is Evangelism and Empowerment