By Aluta News
December 15, 2021
Pam urges Nigerians to work collectively to tackle current challenges
The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, has urged Nigerians to work collectively and address the country’s current challenges.
A statement issued on Thursday in Abuja by NCPC Head of Media and Public Relations, Celestine Toruka, said Pam made the appeal when he received the Icon of Peaceful Coexistence in Nigeria award presented to him by an online magazine, Nigerian News.
He stressed that the problem of Nigeria could only be solved by the collective action of all Nigerian.
“Nigeria is the best country to be and will rise above her current challenges; its unity is non-negotiable,” the NCPC boss said.
Pam thanked the magazine for the award and commended its consistency in promoting the activities of the Commission, as wel as peace and unity of the country.
The Emir of Lafia, Justice Sidi Bage, who presented the award, described Pam as a consistent preacher of peaceful coexistence in Nigeria.
He urged the NCPC boss not to relent in bringing Nigerians together to live in unity and harmony.
Earlier, Publisher of the magazine, Chief Philip Agbese, said Pam was honoured “for committing resources and energy into peace building across religious faith to ease ethnic and religious tension across the country towards a united and stable Nigeria for all citizens”.
Various awards were presented to other distinguished Nigerians, including former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim.
Responding on behalf of the awardees, Ayim commended Nigerian News magazine for its developmental journalism.
He said Nigeria must begin to operate with a new dream, to change its current situation.
Others honoured at the event were the governors of Kogi, Nasarawa and Bauchi