Christian Pilgrims Commission boss sacked

Rahila Lassa, Abuja

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission, John Kennedy Opara has been relieved of his position.

A statement on Friday signed by Babachir David Lawal, Secretary to the Government of the Federation said: “His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has in the exercise of his powers, approved the disengagement of Mr. John Kennedy Opara as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) with effect from Thursday, 19th May, 2016.

Mr. President, however, thanked him for his invaluable services to the nation and wishes him well in his future endeavours.”