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FG to Cut Down Sponsorship of Holy Pilgrimages – Okpara


At the raffle draw coordinated by Governor Ayodele Fayose, represented by the Head of Service, Dr Gbenga Faseluka, an unemployed graduate, Mr Segun Adeniran , Mr Olowoyo Emmanuel and two others won free trips to Israel.

Owing to the dwindling revenue accruing to the country,the Nigerian Christians’ Pilgrimage Commission, has disclosed that the federal would henceforth cut down its expenses for the sponsorship of pilgrims to Israel.

The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Mr. Kennedy Okpara, who said this in Ado Ekiti at the weekend during a raffle draw tagged ‘Win a free trip to Israel’, said the scheme was an initiative designed for poor Nigerians to enjoy the benefits of visiting the holy land for spiritual rejuvenation .

At the raffle draw coordinated by Governor Ayodele Fayose, represented by the Head of Service, Dr Gbenga Faseluka, an unemployed graduate, Mr Segun Adeniran , Mr Olowoyo Emmanuel and two others won free trips to Israel.

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GUESS IYKE’s COMMENT: Is it actually the Federal Gov’s responsibility to sponsor pilgrims? I really do not know how it’s supposed to work.

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