The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam has said that the Commission would promote Youth pilgrimage to Israel.
The NCPC boss made the disclosure in Abuja while receiving in audience the executive members of the Ecumenical Youth Association who paid him a courtesy visit in his office.
Rev.Pam averred that the Youth pilgrimage to Israel would help to expose the youths to skill acquisition and other meaningful opportunities that would add value to their lives at the end of their Holy pilgrimage exercise in Israel.
He assured them that the Commission would collaborate with the Association in view of its laudable objectives as he also hinted that NCPC would continue to serve as a veritable platform to unite all Christians in Nigeria.
The NCPC helmsman stressed that by virtue of the mandate of the Commission which regulates the activities of Christian pilgrimage in Nigeria and also supervises and coordinates the movement of Christians from Nigeria to Israel and other Holy Sites around the world.
The Executive Secretary presupposes that the Commission is in a better stead to unite every one as it takes Christians to Israel where our Lord Jesus Christ had His ministry on earth.
He emphasized that NCPC would continue to play pivotal role in uniting the body of Christ in Nigeria.
Rev.Pam commended the association for championing the cause of ecumenism in the church which he opined had been a Long time issue.
He charged the church and Christians in the country and the world at large to deemphasise denomination and see the church as one entity of the body of Christ.
Earlier, the President of the Ecumenical Youth Association, Mr Daboikiabo Warmate congratulated Rev Pam on behalf of his executive members for a well deserved appointment.
Warmate described his association as” a body of Christian youths across Nigeria”.
He highlighted the three Cardinal objectives of the association which are promoting unity in the body of Christ by deemphasising on denominations , promoting Christian values as well as promoting Christian interest.