By Kayode Oyedare FRCN Abuja
The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC Reverend Yakubu Pam wants Nigerians irrespective of ethnic, religious and political affiliations to work together for the unity of the country.
He made the call while receiving members of the Northern States Christian Elders Forum NOSCEF at the NCPC corporate Headquarters in Abuja.
Rev. Pam admonished Christians to work in unity stressing that the if the church is united, the whole Nation would be united
The NCPC Boss intimated his guests on the mandate of the Commission, stating that NCPC which is the only apex Christian faith based Agency which has direct link with the Presidency and the Church is saddled with the responsibility of organizing and coordinating Christian pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
He lauded the Elders of the Northern States Christian Elders Forum for their great leadership qualities.
He assured the Elders of his support towards their Youth empowerment programme.
Earlier, the Chairman of NOSCEF Elder, Ejoga Inalegun, appreciated the Executive Secretary for identifying with the Elders Forum.
He explained that the delegation were in his office to congratulate the NCPC Boss on his well deserved appointment as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission.
He added that NOSCEF is a product of the Northern CAN, which was borne out of the need to protect the interest of Christians in the North.
Elder Inalegwu hinted that the Forum would be organizing empowerment training for Youths from different churches in Nassarawa State.
According to him the training will be on agriculture and other skills to take the youths out of the streets and also make them independent and not to rely on government for employment.
He solicited the assistance of the NCPC Boss to make the Youth empowerment scheme a huge success.