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CNPC boss calls for good behavior of Nigerian pilgrims in Jordan

By Polycarp Auta

Rev. Yakubu Pam, Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), advised Nigerian pilgrims to behave properly when performing the pilgrimage.

Pam said this while addressing the first group of pilgrims of 2020 shortly after arriving in Amman, Kingdom of Jordan, on Sunday.

This is contained in a statement by Mr. Celestine Toruka of the commission’s Media and Publicity Department, released on Sunday in Jos.

Pam urged pilgrims to refrain from acts that could tarnish the image of the commission and the country in general.

“While we are on pilgrimage, I want to call all to show who Christ is in our conduct.

“Avoid any act that would embarrass the commission, Nigeria and even the host country,” he advised.

Pam congratulated the Jordanian government for the welcome extended to the Nigerian delegation upon its arrival.

The executive secretary added that the pilgrimage to Jordan would help strengthen bilateral relations between her and Nigeria.

He enjoined the pilgrims to see their pilgrimage to Jordan as a revival that would transform their spiritual life.

He also advised them to use the exercise to pray fervently for themselves as well as for the nation and stressed that “we are here to pray and not for tourism”.

He urged the pilgrims to cooperate with their guides to ensure a smooth exercise.

The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that the first group of pilgrims of 2020 was led by the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Reverend Samson Ayokunle. (NAA)

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