By Emma Arubi & Festus Ahon
WARRIâ€”THE District Grand Lodge of Nigeria has donated items worth some thousands of naira to Our Lady of Mercy Orphanage Home, Enerhen and Old Peoples Home, Bowen Avenue , Warri as part of its efforts to alleviate the sufferings of the less privilege in the society.
Presenting the items, the district grand master of Nigeria, Chief Adonye Anye Ibiama, said the donation was in fulfillment of the groupâ€™s tenets which was to carry out charity work so as to assist the needy in the society.
Receiving the cash and items on behalf of Our Lady of Mercy Orphanage Home, Madam Rita Oki, thanked the lodge for identifying with the orphans and expressed happiness over the gift items.
She said their present settlement was the handiwork of patriotic Nigerians, such as the District Grand Lodge of Nigeria.
that made it possible for her to pay the rent after the house was sold.
Madam Christiana Obiamah of the old peoples home also spoke in the same vein.
Items presented include gallons of groundnut oil, toiletries, cartons of sugar, bags of garri, rice, beans, yams, provisions, and cash of N50,000 each to both homes.