Shettima Inaugurates Christian Pilgrims Board

Vice President Kashim Shettima has underscored the commitment of President Bola Tinubu’s administration to uphold religious freedom and foster interfaith unity.

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Shettima, speaking on Tuesday during the inauguration of the Board of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, emphasized the critical role of faith in the nation.

He reiterated that Nigeria’s spiritual fabric is essential for the comfort and stability of its citizens.

The Vice President, as revealed by Stanley Nkwocha, Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, emphasised that Nigeria’s diversity of faiths is its strength. He assured that under the Tinubu-led government, there would be no room for discrimination.

He said, “Our duty is to provide a safe space for all faiths and uphold the rights and freedoms enshrined in our constitution,” he affirmed.

Shettima highlighted the NCPC’s role in facilitating pilgrimage affairs for Nigerian Christians, stressing the importance of prioritizing this sacred tradition.

He pledged that Christians would have access to optimal privileges in their spiritual journeys, urging the new NCPC board members to promote interfaith harmony through compassion, justice, and mutual respect.

Shettima emphasized the need for dialogue, empathy, and reconciliation to strengthen the nation, urging Nigerians to recognize that diversity is a source of strength, not weakness.

Prof. Cletus Gotan, the newly appointed Chairman of the NCPC board, expressed gratitude to the President for sponsoring pilgrimage journeys.

He pledged the board’s commitment to enhancing pilgrimage services and fostering greater understanding and unity among Nigerians of different faiths.

The board’s composition includes bishops, senior clerics, pastors, former EYN presidents, and individuals of integrity across Christian denominations.

Representatives from various government ministries and agencies are also part of the board, ensuring broad representation and oversight.

Bishop Stephen Adegbite serves as the Executive Secretary of the NCPC. Shettima Inaugurates Christian Pilgrims Board, Emphasizes Religious Harmony

Vice President Kashim Shettima has underscored the commitment of President Bola Tinubu’s administration to uphold religious freedom and foster interfaith unity.

Shettima, speaking on Tuesday during the inauguration of the Board of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, emphasized the critical role of faith in the nation.

He reiterated that Nigeria’s spiritual fabric is essential for the comfort and stability of its citizens.
The Vice President, as revealed by Stanley Nkwocha, Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, emphasized that Nigeria’s diversity of faiths is its strength.

He assured that under the Tinubu-led government, there would be no room for discrimination.
“Our duty is to provide a safe space for all faiths and uphold the rights and freedoms enshrined in our constitution,” he affirmed.

Shettima highlighted the NCPC’s role in facilitating pilgrimage affairs for Nigerian Christians, stressing the importance of prioritizing this sacred tradition.

He pledged that Christians would have access to optimal privileges in their spiritual journeys, urging the new NCPC board members to promote interfaith harmony through compassion, justice, and mutual respect.

Shettima emphasized the need for dialogue, empathy, and reconciliation to strengthen the nation, urging Nigerians to recognize that diversity is a source of strength, not weakness.

Prof. Cletus Gotan, the newly appointed Chairman of the NCPC board, expressed gratitude to the President for sponsoring pilgrimage journeys.

He pledged the board’s commitment to enhancing pilgrimage services and fostering greater understanding and unity among Nigerians of different faiths.

The board’s composition includes bishops, senior clerics, pastors, former EYN presidents, and individuals of integrity across Christian denominations.

Representatives from various government ministries and agencies are also part of the board, ensuring broad representation and oversight. Bishop Stephen Adegbite serves as the Executive Secretary of the NCPC.

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