The Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC has commenced the screening of intending pilgrims of Delta State for the 2021main/Easter 2022 Pilgrimage exercise to Israel and Jordan.
The screening exercise commenced on 19th July, 2022 at the Anglican Bishop Court Asaba and would be rounded off on 21st July, 2022.
Speaking during the opening ceremony of the screening exercise, the Head of Special Duties Department of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Mr Sunny Udeh enjoined the intending pilgrims to cooperate with the Commission,s officials by providing the relevant documents that would facilitate their screening process.
He further intimated them that they would be making history for being part of the Commission,s first ever joint Pilgrimage to Israel and Jordan. He admonished them to maximize the opportunity given to them by conducting themselves decently if selected to go on the Pilgrimage journey to the Holy land.
Earlier in his remarks, the Chairman, Delta State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Most Rev. Cyril Odutemu thanked the Executive Governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa for his relentless efforts in advancing the cause of Christian Pilgrimage in the state.
He further commended the Governor for his consistency in the sponsorship of christians in Delta on Pilgrimage.
About 315 intending pilgrims of Delta State are expected to participate in the on going NCPC Pilgrimage exercise to Israel and Jordan.
Head Media and Public Relations
19th July, 2022
Asaba, Delta State.