By Ngozi Nwankwo
The Executive Secretary Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission NCPC, Rev. Dr Yakubu Pam has called on the members of the Nigeria Bar Association,NBA, to advocate for law and order in the society.
The NCPC Chief Executive made this call while playing host to the members of the NBA Gwagwalada Branch at the NCPC Corporate headquarters in Abuja, recently.
“The NBA has a lot to do in the society to maintain and create awareness on law and order as a lot of people are being misled especially the youths who are always quick to fall victims to greedy individuals who make them behave and feel above the law,” said Pam.
The NCPC Boss appealed to the NBA and relevant bodies in change of law and order in the country to make it a routine to advocate for law and order in Nigeria.
Executive Secretary intimated his guests that NCPC is the only Christian faith based Agency that has direct link with the Presidency and is saddled with the responsibility of coordinating, regulating and supervising airlifting of Christian Pilgrims to Holy sites around the world.
He also informed them that NCPC already has a very active legal unit that interfaces and guides when it comes to abiding by the law and on issues that has to do with agreements and contracts
Pam further said that the NBA is welcomed to collaborate with NCPC on matters that bother on advocating for peace and keeping the Law. In his words, “We live in a world of collaborations and an individual cannot work alone, we collaborate with doctors, nurses and even foreign affairs on bilateral relations, Collaborations are needed! He exclaimed.
Earlier the Chairman, Barr. Emmanuel Ogunjibe had said they were in the Commission celebrate the works and deeds of the Executive Secretary and join hands on promoting peace, law and order in the society. He said they were also interested in knowing what the Commission does and also discuss on areas where they can collaborate with the Commission.
Barr. Ogunjibe said, “in knowing the Commission we will also like to be among the praise singers who enlighten the society, we relate with them and meet different calibre of individuals on our work.”
He lauded the Executive Secretary for being a man of excellence and great dimension while also cashing on the opportunity to inform the NCPC Scribe of the different functions and duties they carry out at the NBA Gwagwalada Branch.
Highlights of the Visit was the presentation of Award of Excellence to the Executive Secretary together with a recently published Journal.