Abuja-based Preacher, Dr. Yusuf Receives Africa Most Charitable Clergy Award
Dr. John Yusuf, the Senior Pastor of Touch for Recovery Outreach International, TROI Abuja has added another feather to his cap as he received the Africa Most Charitable Clergy award 2020.
Yusuf JS was among recipients of African Goodwill Ambassador Awards 2020 held at the prestigious Sheraton Hotel, Abuja over weekend.
Speaking with journalists after the ceremony, the Senior Pastor of TROI church said he received the award with joy and deep appreciation to God for contributing to humanity.
According to the clergy, the covid-19 pandemic provided an opportunity to show love and kindness to the less privileged in society to help them ease their pains and agony.
In his words “I was just making my little contribution to provide help and support for my immediate community. I didn’t do much but God sees my heart that it is from what He has provided for me that I gave.
“We are encouraged to give especially to the needy. While the pandemic came unexpected, giving became the act that promotes our humanity and oneness thus providing succour for the needy.
“I am so glad that God provided the means for us to give others in their time of need. Within the resources available to me and my team, we gave out personal protective equipment, (PPE), food items and organized online events to keep people encouraged inspired. I never had an iota that somebody was watching me”, he said.
It will be recalled that the Dr. Yusuf JS and his team embarked on several philanthropic gestures to provide help and support for people of different tribes and tongue.
He took his social media pages to share pictures of the ceremony with a captures that the award is dedicated to God.