Bishop Adegbite vows to leave lasting legacy in NCPC

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By Joyce Remi-Babayeju

The Executive Secretary Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC, Bishop Stephen Adegbite has vowed that his administration will leave a lasting legacy in the Commission.

Bishop Adegbite He said this in Lagos on Tuesday, 27th February, 2024, when he paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo Olu, at the Government House, Alausa, Ikeja.

He emphasized that his tasks in the NCPC was beyond pilgrimage, adding that the Commission provides a veritable platform to foster peace and peaceful co-existence among our people.”

According to him, Nigeria needs prayers, noting that the economic downturn facing Nigeria currently would soon be a thing of the past.

The NCPC lead described President Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a visionary leader who has impacted positively in the lives of the people and in the development of Lagos State, as he maintained that the President means well for Nigeria and should be supported by all by praying for the success of his administration.

He said, “we will continue to uphold him and Lagos state in our prayer.”

He used the occasion to appreciated Mr. President for considering him worthy of his appointment as the Executive Secretary of NCPC.

The NCPC boss reaffirmed that by his appointment, he has become the first from South West to occupy the exalted position and the first Bishop to head the Commission.

Bishop Adegbite said that he led his team to visit the Lagos State Governor first as his home, adding that charity begins at home.

He thanked the Governor for his dynamic and exceptional leadership style noting that he is proactive, unassuming and articulated.

He commended Governor Babajide Sanwo Olu and his team for the infrastructural development which is visible in Lagos State, especially
the red line rail which would be formally commissioned by President Bola Tinubu this week.

The Governor of Lagos State represented by his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat thanked the NCPC boss for making Lagos his first port of call since his assumption of office at NCPC, stating that he is their own and would remain so.

Sanwo- Olu assured the NCPC boss that Lagos State would continue to support both Christian and muslim pilgrimages.

According to him, Lagos will keep supporting pilgrimage because we believe in the essence of prayer.

He admitted that a lot has happened in Nigeria in the past, but something is being done to correct it by the present administration of President Bola Tinubu.

His said, “Nigeria was injured, but this is the time for the surgery and it is being done by professionals.”

Governor Sanwo Olu reiterated that the people of Lagos State voted them at the last election because they wanted a better life, hence the massive infrastructural development being put in place by the government.

The courtesy visit was graced by the Chairman Lagos State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Bishop Akinpelu Johnson, Lagos Board Secretary Mrs Florence Gbafe, Director of Administration NCPC, Barr. Sonny Ebiyaibo, Mr Sunday Udeh, Director of Operations, Mr. Celestine Toruka, Deputy Director/ Head Media and Public Relations as well as the Head of Protocol NCPC, Pastor Stephen Adewara.

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