The Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi has extended his philanthropic gestures to St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Isade Ijebu, Ogun state with the donation of a vicarage.
The vicarage, a multi-million naira four-bedroom flat and a two-room chalet, which will serve the need of the church’s vicar and guests was commissioned recently by the Bishop of Ijebu Diocese (Anglican Communion), Right Reverend Ayodele Awosoga.
Speaking at the commissioning ceremony attended by clergy and worshippers across the diocese, the Bishop eulogized Afolabi for the donation, adding that the new vicarage has made the church at Isade Ijebu an envy among its contemporaries in the diocese.
“I want to thank Dr. Afolabi, our good son, who has decided to be a blessing to us in this diocese by reason of this donation, we are deeply grateful and also, the vicarage was furnished by him. I am sure this would be a great challenge to well to do individuals in the society to support the activities of the church,” he said.
Earlier, the donor, who was represented by Manager, Legal Services, SIFAX Group, Barrister Talabi Adekitan, said his firm believe in God and the need to appreciate Him for His blessings and favour were responsible for the donation.
“I count it a great privilege to be used for the provision of this modern vicarage. We know that every little effort will help in the propagation of the gospel and things like this bring me incredible joy as I derive my joy from affecting others,” he said.
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