The Executive Secretary of Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Dr Yakubu Pam has bagged an award of Excellence by the National Association of Northern Nigerian Students (NANNS). The award was presented to him in his office at the NCPC corporate headquarters in Abuja, on 9th August, 2022.
The NCPC Boss in his address appreciated the association for considering him worthy of the award. According to him, ‘he is elated to see youths who are focused, purposeful and articulated come together for a better course’.
He explained that most problems of our country is the youths who have made themselves agents of negative tendencies. As such, he urged the association to fully utilize the platform to organize programmes for youths that bring hope to them and the country at large.
Rev. Pam challenged the youths to go on research in order to develop themselves, in his words,” the greatest knowledge you will have is not the one you learn in the classroom, but the one you discover by yourself”. He encouraged them to always do the right thing always and don’t be discouraged when their voices are not heard, that surely they will be remembered one day”.
Earlier, the leader of the delegation of the National Association of Northern Nigerian Students, Comrade Usman El-Yakub said they were in the Commission to identify with the Executive Secretary and also to present an award of Excellence to him, following his records of good leadership and humanitarian services.
Comrade El-Yakub explained that the association is a non-governmental body formed by students in the North, with the aim of orienting students to disengage in negative practices like Drug Abuse and Cultism. He further explained that they organize lectures, skill acquisition programmes, as well as partner with security agencies in order to give their contributions to the society.
The highlight of the event was the presentation of the Award of Excellence to the Executive Secretary as a token of encouragement and appreciation from the student community for his kind gesture to the community.
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