By Ebriku John Friday
The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev Yakubu Pam has commended Airpeace Airlines for their efficient service.
He gave the commendation in his office in Abuja on 2nd March, 2021 while receiving in audience the Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace Airlines, Mr Allen Onyema. According to him,” Air Peace Airlines remain one of the most efficient private Airlines in Nigeria.”
The NCPC boss affirmed that pilgrimage is about the airlift of pilgrims to the Holy Land. Therefore, he stressed that Air carriers are critical stakeholders in pilgrimage operations.
He thanked Mr Onyema for his desire to partner with the Commission. In his words” We are happy to partner with you in the airlift of Nigerian Pilgrims to the Holy land”.
He commended the Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace Airlines for his compassion and service to humanity. He described him as a man of peace who had done fantastically well in peace building.
The NCPC Boss intimated his guest that the Commission’s pilgrimage programmes includes Easter Pilgrimage and general pilgrimage exercise to Israel, Greece and Rome. He thanked Mr. Onyema for commending him in his peace building initiatives across Nigeria.
Rev. Pam hinted that the Commission would be organizing a Christian Leaders Peace Summit in Enugu on 12th March, 2021 for the South East. He re-affirmed that he would not stop talking about peace because that is what Nigeria needs now.
Earlier, the Chief Executive Officer of Air peace Airlines, Mr. Allen Onyema commended the NCPC boss for his track record of Excellence over the years. He described him as a role model for the youth, and embodiment of true nationalism.
Mr. Onyema explained that he was in the Commission to explore ways of collaboration in order to make Nigerian pilgrims come closer to God by participating in the airlift of pilgrims in the Holy land.
He affirmed that the Israeli government is working on having the Air Peace Airlines have direct flight to Israel.
He further expressed his unalloyed support for Christian pilgrimage. According to him,” I support pilgrimage; it brings you closer to God”. He added, “Pilgrimage is something we support, we are going to make it easy”.
He called on the youths to embrace peace and celebrate those things that bring us together.