Vice President Kashim Shettima has tasked the newly appointed Board of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) to demonstrate unwavering devotion to duty.

Addressing the NCPC delegation that paid him a courtesy visit at the weekend, the Vice President reminded the board members of the importance of religious commitment in addressing the challenges facing the nation.

He also acknowledged President Bola Tinubu’s positive impact on the nation, attributing the president’s success to divine blessings and the purity of heart

Highlighting the president’s role as a provider of sanctuary for victims of political persecution, Shettima said the need for leaders to invest in building bridges can never be wished away, noting President Tinubu’s contributions in providing an alternative platform for the Nigerian political system.

Earlier, the Executive Secretary of NCPC, Bishop Stephen Adegbite, expressed gratitude to President Tinubu for the opportunity to serve on the board.

He also commended the Vice President’s exceptional leadership, recounting instances of support for the church and efforts to foster peace and harmony in Borno State.