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Gov Ambode constitutes state’s Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right) presenting a state plaque to the Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission, Mr. John Kennedy Opara during his courtesy visit to the Governor, at the Lagos House, Ikeja, recently.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right) presenting a state plaque to the Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission, Mr. John Kennedy Opara during his courtesy visit to the Governor, at the Lagos House, Ikeja, recently.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Wednesday constituted the Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board with a charge on them to discharge their duties without fear or favour.

In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, the six-man membership Board is expected to coordinate intending pilgrims from Lagos to this year’s pilgrimage to Jerusalem.

The Board has Bishop Sola Ore as its chairman with Ms. Jibike Babatunde, Mrs Arin Ajose and Pastor Laja Diele as members.

Other members of the Board include Mr. Tunde Temionu and Mr. Thomas Adefolusho Adekoya.

The Governor in the statement also urged the Board to ensure a hitch free exercise and adequate welfare for the state pilgrims in the Holy Land.

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