By Ebriku John Friday
The Christian Pentecostal Youth Fellowship of Nigeria and the Pentecostal Youth Fellowship of Nigeria passed vote of confidence on the leadership style of the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC, Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam.
They made this known during a courtesy visit to the NCPC Boss by the Executive Members of the Christian Pentecostal Youth Fellowship of Nigeria and the Pentecostal Youth Fellowship of Nigeria at the NCPC corporate headquarters in Abuja on 9th November, 2022.
The Chairman of the delegation, Pastor George Oaya said that good leaders should be celebrated and acknowledged for their acts of kindness to humanity and society at large. According to him, “the reality on ground today in this Commission speaks of your great leadership ability”, adding that the CPFN and PFN are proud of the achievements of the Executive Secretary in the Commission.
He emphasized that Rev. Pam has always been a forerunner for peaceful coexistence in the Northern Nigeria. In his words, “it is on record that you have been at the forefront canvassing and advancing the cause for peace and unity in Plateau and the Nation at Large.” He added that ,“your usual campaign for peaceful and hormonal coexistence among the two faiths had contributed immensely to the reduction of security crisis in the Northern Nigeria”.
Responding, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam expressed his delight in receiving the members of the Pentecostal Youth Fellowship of Nigeria in his office. In his Words, “thank you for coming, this visit is well appreciated”.
He informed that since his assumption in office he has been able to carry out three successful pilgrimage exercises to the Kingdom of Jordan, Israel and Rome. In his words, “since I assumed office I have by God’s grace successfully carried out three pilgrimage exercises and all the exercises were hitch free expect Rome that we encountered few challenges but it was still a beautiful exercise as we were able to visit the Pope and received his prayers and blessings for Nigeria and Nigerians”.
He sensitized them on the importance of Self sponsorship, stating that the government can no longer do it alone. According to him ,“ the Commission is working on Youth Pilgrimage and it will be beautiful to have you all on our youth Pilgrimage Exercise; there is so much benefits in embarking on pilgrimage as it gives exposure to new modern technology and Agriculture”.
The NCPC Boss encouraged members of the delegation and Nigerian Youths to remain focus in life. According to him ,“ there are many distractions around this days and the greatest weapon to overcome this distractions, is to be focused”.
The NCPC Chief Executive was later presented with an award of THE DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP AWARD”