NCPC plans to create 6 more pilgrimage zones

As part of efforts towards ensuring cost ef­fectiveness, the Nigerian Chris­tian Pilgrim Commis­sion (NCPC), said the commission will estab­lish six special pilgrim­age zones to bring pil­grimage nearer to the people.
This cost-saving measures according to the commission with hope will generate re­sources and secure equipment to run the commission.
The Executive Sec­retary of the Com­mission, Rev. Tor Uja, made the assertion at the just concluded Conference of Pil­grimage Leaders and Managers of Nigeria, tagged “Developing Christian Pilgrimage in Nigeria”.
He said “We have in­troduced a lot of cost-saving measures in running NCPC and we are tapping from other sources. We are set to make things cost ef­fective so that nothing draws too much from our budget.
Uja also called on well-meaning Nigeri­ans, and Christians in particular, to rise up and be productive so that the present eco­nomic situation would not bring the country to a standstill.
He advised that Ni­gerians should always showcase good lead­ership capacity which would help in re-de­fining the economic structure of the coun­try.
Also speaking, Rev Magaji Jirapye, Chair­man of Christian Pil­grim Welfare Board (CPWB), Taraba State, said Nigerians should learn to protect their interests and be proud of Nigeria to make it great.

The Chairman, Gombe State Christian Pilgrim Welfare Board. HRH. Dr. Abdu Buba Maisheru II affirmed that this was the first time a first class tra­ditional ruler would be on the board of the State Christian Pilgrim Welfare Board



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