Friday, 20 May 2016

Buhari sacks boss of Christian Pilgrims Commission


President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the disengagement of Mr. John Kennedy Opara as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission.
The announcement came barely two hours after Opara attended the third session of the 9th synod of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), with the theme, ‘The poverty of riches’ in Abuja.

A statement by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir David Lawal said, the decision was with effect from Thursday, May 19, 2016.
Buhari, however, thanked him for his invaluable services to the nation and wishes him well in his future endeavours.
The statement read, “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 with effect from Thursday May 19 2016.
“Mr. President, however, thanked him for his invaluable services to the nation and wishes him well in his future endeavours.”

Punch

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