Rev. Pam with NCWS President, Dr. Shoda, right
By Anthony Maliki
The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, has said that there is nothing more beautiful than unity.
He made this disclosure on Thursday, February 25, 2021 while playing host to the National President and executive members of the National Council of Women Societies in his office in Abuja .
He stressed that the peace and unity of the country should be the business and concern of everyone ,stating that” we cannot leave everything for the government.”
Rev. Pam affirmed that government does not mean only those in position of power rather it is all encompassing.
He condemned the barbaric killings of innocent Nigerians by criminally minded people in the society.
The NCPC boss regretted the fact that the society in some places are not fair to women.
According to him, “we will advocate for women so that we can join forces to advocate their cause.”
He averred that God has placed women in an enviable position in the society and so they deserved to be respected and dignified.
He assured his guests that the Commission would incorporate the youth in its peace Programme.
Earlier, the National President of the National Council of Women Societies, (NCWS), Dr. Gloria Shoda thanked the NCPC boss for receiving them at the shortest possible time.
In the words of the National President, “the Commission plays a very important role in national development”.
She added,”we cannot take away the importance of spiritual guidance,prayer and fellowship from who we are as a nation”.
Dr Shoda further stated that they were blessed to have leaders such as Rev Yakubu Pam and other leaders of faith who have continued to be a role model in the promotion of spiritual and religious fulfillment .
She reiterated that the NCWS is a grassroot organisation and is sensitive to the interest and aspirations of women.
She commended the NCPC boss for his role in promoting peaceful co- existence in Nigeria and for ensuring the welfare of pilgrims during pilgrimage.