By Stephen Merit
The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN, His Eminence, Most Reverend Daniel Okoh has described NCPC as a flagship for Christians and an expression of excellence.
He stated this on Tuesday, 6th February, 2024 during a courtesy visit to the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC RT.Rev. Stephen Adegbite at the corporate headquarters of NCPC in Abuja.
His Eminence stressed that the church owes NCPC and it can only get better.
He said that the NCPC boss is a co-labourer in the vineyard of God and he is competent, has the capacity and he is available at all times to add value to every system. According to him, “we all can attest to this”.
The CAN President affirmed that they are not partisan as a body hence they were in NCPC to pledge their support for the NCPC boss.
He assured RT. Rev. Adegbite that they would continue to pray for him. He said that it is their prayer that anything that comes out from NCPC would be good. In his words, “let us see how we can move this place better”.
His Eminence charged Christians to pray for those in authority, stating that the expectations of Christians are high with the appointment of RT. Rev. Adegbite as the Executive Secretary of NCPC. According to him, “all the Christians expect better service and cooperation”. He prayed that his tenure in NCPC would flourish.
In his remarks, the Executive Secretary of NCPC, RT. Rev Stephen Adegbite thanked the CAN President for finding it deserving to pay him a courtesy visit.
He assured His Eminence that he must follow due diligence to the latter in whatever he would do as NCPC boss.
He explained that his position as the Executive Secretary of NCPC is for CAN.
He further stated, “this is the first time somebody of my status as a Bishop will be appointed as the Executive Secretary of NCPC.
The NCPC boss assured His Eminence that with his prayer he would deliver on the dividends of the Renewed Hope Agenda of the federal government.
He affirmed “we are in safe hand; we are going to do what is right”.
RT.Rev Adegbite appreciated his predecessors for their contributions to the growth of the Commission, stating that he would start where they stop. He maintained that whatever he would do, he would do it with the fear of God.