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We’ll soon get out of this economic quagmire, NCPC Executive Secretary Bishop Adegbite assures Nigerians

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The Executive Secretary Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, Bishop Stephen Adegbite has said that Nigeria would soon get out of its current harsh economic situation facing it.
The NCPC boss made this disclosure this Wednesday, 21st February, 2024 during a courtesy visit to the Hon. Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji – Ojo at the Federal Secretariat Complex, Area I, Garki Abuja.
According to him, “we understand what our nation is passing through, we are not alone, it is a global recession and we will get out of this quagmire”.

The NCPC boss explained that during this period of lent we need prayers for our nation, and it is a time for repentance and sober reflection.
He reteriated that there is a global recession and most nations are passing through tough times. Therefore, he appealed to well meaning Nigerians and the Church to impact positively on the people as a way of mitigating the harsh economic inflation in the country.
Bishop Adegbite also noted that the Commision and the Ministry of Interior have robust relationship over the years which explains why the ministry has a representative on the Board of NCPC, hence his visit was to strengthen the synergy between them.
He made a case for special Passport for the NCPC board members, stating that the Ministry through the Nigeria Immigration Service oversees the issuance of passports to Nigerians.
In the words of Bishop Adegbite “We are going to work with your Ministry in Synergy and Project the Renewed Hope Agenda of Mr. President.”
The NCPC helmsman hinted that the theme of the Commission’s Pilgrimage this year is “Renewed Hope and Satisfaction”.
In his remarks, the Hon. Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo who was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr. Aishetu Ndayako.

She congratulated the NCPC boss for his well deserved appointment as the Executive Secretary of the Commission by President Bola Tinubu.
In her words , “we are pleased to have you in our midst, we will continue to work with you to facilitate Christian pilgrimage exercise and ensure effective discharge of our duties seamlessly.”
She assured the NCPC boss that the Minister of Interior is favourably disposed to synergise with the Commission for better pilgrimage exercise to the Holy land.
Her words: “we will continue to work with you to ensure you deliver on your mandate”.
She disclosed that internal security is the mandate of the Ministry and as such it is a common thing we must work and addressed as a people and as a nation”.
The Executive Secretary was accompanied on the courtesy visit by the Directors of the Commission and some key management staff.

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