By Albert Akota
Former lawmakers of the plateau state House of Assembly have urged the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) Rev. Yakubu Pam to use his position to unify the plateau state amid of ethnic crisis.
The former speaker Sylvius Mwansat who led other former speakers to a courtesy visit to the executive secretary in Abuja, said it pertinent for Pam to unify plateau state by using his office to preach peace and harmony among different ethic groups of the state.
He noted that the states are strongly behind him to deliver the set mandate of the commission.
He thanked president Mohammadu Buhari and the good people of Nigeria for finding him worthy for the position.
“We are here to tell you that people of plateau state are with you, we are here to congratulate you and bring to you messages of solidarity from our peoples. We have not doubt of what you are capable of doing,
“We thank God and Buhari for giving us this opportunity to serve the nation, we also thank you for obliging us to visit despite short notice.
“We know you have been involved in peace advocacy in plateau state, we still want you to maintain that tempo because we are here to pray with you and support you in carrying out the duty
“We still want to implored the management of the commission to support you strongly to succeeded
Speaking earlier, the Executive Secretary of the (NCPC) Rev. Yakubu Pam commended the speakers for the visit and assured them to stand firmed in his dealings
“Today is one of my happiest day for seeing you visiting me because charity begins at home, I can recalled that the day of handover, all plateau state were here including the Governor and several high chiefs to witness the ceremony
“I lack words to tell you, plateau state must remain one irrespective of party and religious affiliation, we remain one and let’s keep grudges aside.
“I have more opportunity now to unify plateau state, I will never fail you.
“My failure will bring shame to the churches in Nigeria and people of plateau state.
“I am very careful in my dealings because I am against corruption, I did not come here to look for money, I am not looking for a contract, if I need money God will provide, Keep on praying for me in this oath, “he reaffirmed.