The Executive Secretary Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam has congratulated the Enugu contingent to the Holy land of Israel and Jordan for a successful Pilgrimage exercise.
Rev Pam disclosed this on 25th December, 2022 following the arrival of all the Enugu pilgrims on 24th December, 2022 at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The NCPC Pilgrims Aircraft Which conveyed the 300 pilgrims touched down at the Airport from the Holy land at about 9:30 pm local time.
The NCPC boss was particularly enthused with the smooth conduct of the Pilgrimage exercise being the first batch to be airlifted to the Holy land in the ongoing December 2022 Pilgrimage exercise.
According to him,’ the Enugu pilgrims had demonstrated good conduct in the Holy land and should be commended for arriving safely and complete”, he said.
He further stated that the fact that no single pilgrim abscondment in the Holy land means that the Commission,s target to achieve zero abscondment of pilgrims while in the Holy land is yielding the right dividend.
He lauded the efforts of the Executive Secretary of the Enugu State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Barr Nestor Ezeme as well as the staff of the NCPC who provided logistic support for the pilgrims in the Holy land.
Rev Pam is very optimistic that the subsequent batches of intending pilgrims would emulate the good example laid by the Enugu pilgrims.
He equally applauded the efforts of the ground handlers and air carrier for providing excellent service to the pilgrims in the Holy land.
Rev. Pam further affirmed that the Commission will continue to make Pilgrimage more spiritual centered and participatory in the coming year. He further averred that the welfare of the pilgrims is paramount and can never be compromised.
It would be recalled that the Commission flagged off the December 2022 Pilgrimage exercise to Israel and Jordan on 16th December 2022 in Enugu which was graced by the Executive Governor of Enugu State, RT Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi who charged them to be good Ambassadors of the State and Nigeria.
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