The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, the Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam, has called on the Independent National Election Commission, INEC and President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure credible, free and fair elections in the 2023 general election.

Reverend Pam also called on Nigerians to embrace the new year with enthusiasm, describing 2023 as a special year for the country.

The statement was contained in a press release signed by Deputy Director and Head of Media and Public Relations Celestine Toruka and was made available to journalists in Abuja.

The NCPC chief stated that it is a year of divine mercy and God’s upliftment for Nigeria.

“In the new year if we look to God, we trust him, he will surely give us divine directions to follow as a people and as a nation,” he said.

Urging Nigerians to hope and trust in the Lord for his promises to the nation, which he believes will surely come true, Reverend Pam charged Nigerians to rise up and engage in productive activities to actualize the full measure of blessings. of God. .

The cleric further charged Nigerians to participate in the electoral process and ensure they cast their votes in the upcoming general election.

Asking church leaders and imams to preach peace to their followers, the cleric urged them to encourage their members to participate in the upcoming general elections.