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Knights, Ladies of St. John donate N6m to flood victims in Nigeria



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The Knights and Ladies of St. John International have donated N6 million to victims of flooding in Nigeria.

The President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, Most Rev. Lucius Ugorji, in Abuja on Thursday disclosed  a letter by the Knights’ President Maj.-Gen. Remy Uche, Treasurer, Brig.-Gen. Solomon Obeakameh and Secretary, Brig.-Gen. Cletus Ntong, revealing the donation to assist flood victims in the country.

The knights said that the donation would go to flood victims in six dioceses. They expressed deep sympathy with all victims of the flood disaster. They advised government to seek for help from the international community and organisations.

The Knights stated: “We very much appreciate their pains which visibly manifested in the loss of lives, valuable property and displacement of abode.

“The Federal Government should declare this ugly occurrence as a national disaster and muster appropriate action to cushion the ravaging effects.

”Besides seeking for aids, the distinguished body of Catholics also urged the federal government of Nigeria to seek for ways and means to forestall future occurrence.”

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