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Sept 18th: NCPC Boss thanks President Tinubu for approving the completion of Easter pilgrimage


Sept 18th: NCPC Boss thanks President Tinubu for approving the completion of Easter pilgrimage

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The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) , Rev Yakubu Pam has disclosed that the Commission would commence the completion of the 2023 Easter/Pilgrimage to Israel and Jordan on the 18th of September, 2023.

He made this known on Thursday ,7th September 2023 during a press briefing with members of the Fourth Estate of the Realm in his office in Abuja. The NCPC helmsman explained that the Easter pilgrimage exercise of the Commission was put on hold due to operational reasons.

He further disclosed that the intending pilgrims from Bayelsa, Lagos, Imo FCT, and self sponsored pilgrims had been mobilized for the exercise.

He thanked President Bola Tinubu for approving the commencement of the completion of the Easter pilgrimage exercise.

He further lauded the Tinubu’s support to the Commission.

The NCPC boss seized the opportunity provided by the interactive session with the media to congratulate President Bola Tinubu for his victory on the Presidential Election court tribunal which validated his victory of the 25th February presidential election. According to him,”the victory of the President is the victory for all Nigerians and lovers of democracy “.

He commended the judiciary for their tenacity and boldness to deliver such landmark judgment.

The NCPC boss also commended the opposition presidential candidates for seeking redress in the court. He urged them to demonstrate the spirit of sportsmanship and accept defeat in good faith so that the country could move forward.

Rev Pam also hinted that the Commission intends to partner with the Federal Ministry of Tourism to develop and promote Christian holy sites in the country. He averred that the country has some important Christian holy sites which should be developed for in-bound tourism.

Pam in a statement signed by Mr Celestine Toruka, Deputy Director and Head Media and Public further explained that during the courtesy visit of the new minister of Tourism, Ms Lola-Ade John to NCPC recently, she sort the collaboration of the Commission in actualizing that feat.