GOALS & STRATEGY
WELCOME TO JDPC IJEBU-ODE
JDPC is an acroymn for Justice, Development and Peace Commision. The Justice, Development and Peace Commission, Ijebu-Ode is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria (Reg. No. 10, 414).JDPC of the Ijebu-Ode Catholic Diocese is an operating arm of the Church in social Ministry in Ijebu and Remo land of Ogun State, Nigeria. As a registered Non-Governmental Organization with the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria, JDPC main concern is to bring about the Kingdom of God by liberating men and women from every oppressive force that keeps them under bondage irrespective of race, creed and gender.
JDPC, Ijebu-Ode continues to answer in concrete terms, the challenging question posed at the beginning of the Special Synod for Africa held in Rome, 1994. “What must the Church in Africa become for her message to be authentic and credible?” The answer to the question is “the Church must be prophetic”: that is naming the social evils of our time and addressing them concretely in line with the life and teaching of Christ. The Commission’s activities cover the geographical area of the Catholic Diocese of Ijebu-Ode, which embraces 24 parishes, nine out of the 20 Local Government Areas in Ogun State of Nigeria and covering 36, 410.56 square kilometres with a population of over 1.8 million people. Read More