By Peter Usman://
The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission NCPC, Rev. Dr Yakubu Pam has said that, the staff of NCPC must be disciplined for the Commission to survive.
He made this statement during the retirement ceremony of Pastor Rapheal Oyinloye, Head of Special Duties of the NCPC. The event held at the NCPC Conference hall in Abuja on 9th June, 2023.
Rev. Pam in his address admonished staff of the Commission to be disciplined in their duties at the office, in his words,” The Commission will die if we don’t apply discipline”.
According to him, ’the Commission is going through some challenges but by the grace of God we have overcome’.
In a statement signed by Senior Information Officer (Media), NCPC Media & PR Godiya Mathew, the NCPC boss charged the Head of Units and Directors to always live a good example for the subordinates to emulate.
In his statement, “you become a good leader when you remember the less privileged, and you should produce people to believe and admire your leadership”. He stated that subordinates should be humble to the point of correction.
He commended the retired Deputy Director, Pst Rapheal Oyinyole for his humility and commitment to service and he encouraged him to maintain his dignity and humility even after his retirement from service.
Earlier, the NCPC Director of Administration, Barr Sonny Ebiyaibo in his address said, the Commission is celebrating one of its own who having meritoriously put up years in serving his fatherland and have attained the age of 60.
Barr. Ebiyaibo disclosed that Pst.Oyinloye is a gentleman who has been committed to the course of the Commission.
He expressed his joy to the retiree for finishing the race strongly, and he is happy he has achieved this great feat that all staff would desire to achieve.
He wished the retiring Deputy Director, Pst. Oyinloye the best as he moves on to his next phase of life. According to him, “you had the greatest collaboration with colleagues in the Commission and he has achieved great results during your year in service”.
He added that, “The Commission celebrates you and wishes you utmost happiness in his retirement.
Pastor Raphael Oyinloye in his appreciation speech thanked the Executive Secretary of NCPC for availing him the chance to serve in the capacity he did, he expressed gratitude to God for all the blessings, joy and happiness which he said he won’t take for granted.
Pst. Raphael admonished staff to always be patient and carry out their duties efficiently, he assured staff that, ‘your beginning may be rough but your end would be good”.
He further admonished staff to always balance their work with their relationship with fellow colleagues so that their names may not be tarnished in the course of their service.