President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Yakubu Pam as the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission, the government announced Saturday.
Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity said in a statement that Pam was until his appointment the Chairman of the Plateau State Christian Pilgrims Board.
Pam, who Pam holds a first degree in Christian Education, was born on February 20, 1960 in Gyel, Jos South LGA of Plateau State,
Rev Pam holds over 30 years of leadership experience in the Christian community, in addition to a deep understanding of promoting inter-religious harmony and conflict resolution in the northern parts of the country.
He has held many leadership positions in the Church, among which are Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) of Northern Nigeria (which includes the 19 Northern States and Abuja) from 2016 to date; Vice President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, 2013 to date, and District Superintendent, Jos mainland Assemblies of Nigeria, 2010 to date.
He also served as Chairman, Plateau State Inter-Religious Council; and Chairman, Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Committee, Plateau State.
His appointment took effect from 26th June, 2020 for a period of five years, according to the statement.
President Buhari urges the Executive Secretary NCPC to sustain his reconciliatory pre-disposition in his new position