2 June 2021 By Kayode Oyedare
The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC Reverend. Yakubu Pam says the Commission’s planned pilgrimage to Jordan will experience zero abscondment .
Addressing newsmen in Abuja the NCPC Helmsman, described the pilgrimage to Jordan as a spiritual journey that would be well coordinated and pilgrims would return back to the country safely.
Reverend Pam reiterated that the Commission would strictly observe the COVID 19 protocols required for all pilgrims in Nigeria and the host country.
He hinted that the Commission’s maiden pilgrimage to Jordan would commence this month.
According to him, the pilgrimage to the Holy sites in Jordan would be a supernatural journey for Nigerians.
He reaffirmed that Nigerian pilgrims would have a divine encounter in Jordan as it was the first country where Jesus Christ began His Ministry with His baptism at River Jordan by John the Baptist.
The NCPC Chief Executive further expatiated that the Commission’s pilgrimage to Israel would commence as soon as Israel’s airspace is opened for international travels.
According to him, “without peace, pilgrimage will not strive.” as, pilgrimage engenders peace among people.
He affirmed that his peace initiatives across the country would continue as his interface with other stakeholders in peace building had impacted positively on the de-escalation of crises in Southern Kaduna, the Jukuns / Tivs in Taraba and Benue, Nassarawa and Lagos.
He intimated that his peace building initiatives would soon convene another stakeholders meeting in the South-South Geo-Political Zone as soon as all logistics are in place.