Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC Rev Yakubu Pam has said that the Commission would have a well organized and excellent pilgrimage exercise this year.
Pam disclosed this in Abuja while receiving in audience the Chairman and executive members of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, FCT chapter in his office.
In his words, ” NCPC is doing its best to have a well organized excellent pilgrimage to the Holy Land this year “
The NCPC boss stated that there was need to have well knowledgeable instructors from the Pentecostal body to provide leadership at different Holy Sites during pilgrimage.
He expressed his desire to ensure that those who go on pilgrimage come back with a transformed mind and should be able to impact on the lives of others.
Rev. Pam averred that pilgrimage is the only dividend which Christians enjoy from the government and as such the government should not see it as a waste of resources because it helps to build the faith of Christians.
The NCPC helmsman reiterated that the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria had been the vanguard of the church in Nigeria.
In his words, “you have been a stakeholder in the affairs of Nigeria”. He added, “this is a church that government does not take for granted”.
Earlier, the Chairman of PFN, FCT chapter, Rev Dr. Isaac Komolafe congratulated Rev. Pam on his well deserved appointment.
He affirmed, “We are not surprised on your appointment because God is a faithful rewarder of those who serve him diligently.”
He explained that PFN as a body is very strong and well structured in the Federal Capital Territory, saying that the body would support the Executive Secretary to succeed in his new task.
The Chairman also promised to collaborate with NCPC so as to develop the spiritual content of pilgrimage.
Rev. Komolafe also affirmed that they would want to tap from the Agricultural expertise of Israel through the NCPC Youth pilgrimage programme.