The Executive Secretary of Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC ), Bishop Stephen Adegbite has enjoined intending pilgrims of FCT to ensure they uphold Nigeria and the leaders in prayer while in the Holy land, in view of the current challenges facing the country.

He made this disclosure recently in Abuja during the screening exercise conducted by the NCPC officials for the intending pilgrims of FCT at the FCT Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board.

Bishop Adegbite who spoke through the Federal Commissioner representing North Central on the Board of the Commission, Rev Dr Simon Dolly also urged the pilgrims to shun all vices capable of tarnishing the image of the country in the Holy land.

“Seek for prayers and not pleasure, continue to pray for peaceful co-existence of the nation while in the Holy land”, he said.

Earlier, the Acting Director FCT Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mrs Rehila Isa-Baita explained that all mechanisms have been put in place for a hitch free Pilgrimage exercise, she urged the pilgrims to be orderly, keep to all rules and pray fervently for a better nation.

She commended both Ministers of the FCT , Barr. Nyesom Wike and the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Mariya Mahmud for the efforts put in place to make the forthcoming Pilgrimage exercise a success.

The Acting Director cautioned the intending pilgrims against abscondment, she urged them to adhere to all medical advice in order to prevent any form of health challenges in the holy land.

About 350 intending pilgrims of FCT were screened preparatory for the forthcoming NCPC Pilgrimage exercise slated to commence in May, 2024.


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