The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, His Eminence, Revd. Samson Ayokunle has charged the newly reconstituted Chaplaincy Committee of the National Christian Centre ( NCC) to pray regularly following the high level of insecurity currently bedeviling the country.
The call was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by CAN’s General Secretary, Barr, Joseph Daramola.
TheFact Nigeria reports that the new Committee has a two years tenure while the new Coordinating Chaplain, Rev Ini Ukpuho who also doubled as the Chairman, Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN) for Northcentral has three years tenure.
In a letter which was dated, 27 September, and signed Barr.Daramola, the Committee was charged “to be creative in organizing and handling programmes so that the aim of CAN in having the chaplaincy will be fulfilled.”
“Your committee is expected to be creative in organizing and handling programmes so that the aim of CAN in having the chaplaincy will be fulfilled. You are also to involve all the blocs of CAN in the activities of the Chaplaincy and to report to the CAN President through the General Secretary who is in direct supervision of your work.
“It is anticipated that weekly services will begin the soonest where prayers will be raised regularly for the country, the country and the people with a view to stopping the menace of security challenges occasioned by the criminal activities of terrorists, bandits, kidnappers and other men of the underworld.
“You should also be praying for economic recovery as the populace are crying under the yoke of economic predicaments.”
The Chaplaincy Committee members includes: Rev.Ini Ukpuho Coordinating Chaplain,Bishop Benjamin Fuduta ,assistant coordinating Chaplain,Rev Dr Jonah Samson ,Chaplain Rev Fr. Robert Achiaga – Chaplain (Treasurer), Rev Timothy Amacomi – Chap[lain (PRO).
Other members are: Bishop Mike Akpami , c haplain (Secretary) Ven. Joshua Lambert – Chaplain ,Mrs. Felicia Jesse, Member, Mr. Chike Eguwum Member, Mr. Yakubu Enekola (CM) – Member, and Rev Dr Israel Akanji , adviser.