Some Facts
About The Catholic Institute for Development Justice and Peace
The Catholic Institute for Development Justice Peace and Caritas (CIDJAP), founded on the 4th of October, 1986, draws its inspiration from the lord Jesus Christ himself in his injunction thus………...
“Go out to the world, proclaim the good news, I have come that they may have life and have it in full” (Mk 16: 15; Jn 10: 10) CIDJAP is a social organ of the Catholic Church, committed to the implementation of Catholic social teaching. It was founded in 1986 by Professor Monsignor Obiora Ike. CIDJAP implements its vision of empowerment, development and combating injustice through a vast range of activities and programme. CIDJAP's work includes: prison and human rights work, primary and secondary health care, housing, community development, micro-credit schemes and many other activities targeted at those living in poverty in Nigeria.






Rev. Fr. Dr. Donatus Onuigbo is a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Enugu. He was ordained a Catholic priest on the 26th September, 1992. Before his appointment as the Executive Director of CIDJAP, Rev. Fr. Dr. Donatus Onuigbo was the Parish priest of Our Lady of The Holy Rosary, Emene, Enugu State. Fr. Onuigbo aside from being the executive Director of CIDJAP is also the Director of Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) Enugu. He is also the parish priest of Maria Rosa Mystica Independence Layout Enugu. He is a seasoned diplomat, academician and a man of excellence and justice.
Rev. Fr. Dr. Donatus Onuigbo
Latest Event
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  • CIDJAP partners with CARITAS Nigeria on O.V.C Programme
    Drawing her inspiration from Holy Scriptures, the Social teachings of the Church and the experiences and hopes of the poor, the deprived, the marginalized and the oppressed...

    As the world turn against the global monster corona virus. CIDJAP Enugu is not aloof to the plight and condition of people especially her staff and the beneficiaries from her numerous intervention programs....

    30th Anniversary Cerebration of CIDJAP
    The Catholic Institute for Development Justice Peace and Caritas (CIDJAP), founded on the 4th of October, 1986, draws its inspiration from the lord Jesus Christ himself in his injunction thus...

    Birthday Celebration of Msgr. Obiora Ike
    It is not feasible to run a commentary on CIDJAP’s 30th anniversary without paying glowing tribute to its founder, Reverend Father Professor Monsignor Obiora Ike.

    Inauguration of CIDJAP's Choral Group/Choir
    The saying goes that all work and no play make Jack a dull boy. Also the Bible says that he who sings well prays twice.
  • Renovation of Chapel of Perpetual Adoration
    On the inception of office, Former Director Rv. Fr. Dr. Chinedu Odinkemelu Anieke knowing that God must be first in our life and without him we can do nothing
  • 8th April, 2016 in Catholic Housing Estate
    An Address Presented by Rev. Sr. Nwahiri, Marius Chinenye; the Pioneer Headmistress of CIDJAP - St. Joseph Nursery and Primary School Nwannedinamba.
  • 8th April, 2016 Cidjap stabilizes her auto mechanic workshop at oluaka di mma (v.t.t.c) coal camp ogbete enugu.
    The new management at CIDJAP is unrelenting in sourcing for self-sustaining initiatives to keep its auto mechanic workshop at Oluaka di mma (V.T.T.C) Coal Camp Ogbete Enugu alive and financially stable.
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