The Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) has appointed popular Nigerian actress and philanthropist, Tonto Dikeh, as a peace ambassador, Eko hot blog gathered.
The Executive Secretary of NCPC, Reverend Yakubu Pam on Thursday, Feb 25, received Tonto Dikeh at the commission’s head office where they deliberated on NCPC’s vision and the values for National development and youth involvement in peace building in line with the commission’s mandate.
Dikeh while reacting to her appointment as the commission’s new Ambassador for Peace Building, said she needs the people’s prayers and support as she begins her new role as a peace ambassador for the Christian pilgrim commission on “peacebuilding across the six geopolitical zones of the nation because peace is indispensable.”
The actress took to her Instagram page on Friday morning to reveal details of the new appointment and also shared pictures of the event.
She wrote: “I AM NOW A PROUD NIGERIA CHRISTIAN PILGRIM COMMISSION (NCPC) AMBASSADOR FOR PEACE BUILDING••
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Yesterday 25th February 2021 yours, Director, Socials & Empowerment @cymsnigeris was warmly received by Rev. Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) at his Headoffice Abuja @pamyaks, where we had an extensive deliberation on NCPC vision, dissecting the values for National development and youth involvement in peace building in line with the NCPC’s mandate.
I was Accompanied by Amb. Chris Odey @goodwillambassadorevents The Tonto Dikeh Foundation, Project Coordinator,
As a humanitarian, I also felt it is imperative for a few youths to have a feel of this laudable initiative through The Tonto Dikeh Foundation in partnership with NCPC where 10 Nigerians will be sponsored on this year’s Pilgrimage activities sponsored by @officalthetontodikehfoundation
Finally, I wish to announce my position as the new Ambassador of the Commission for Peace Building.
Need your prayers as we embark on Peace building across the six (6) geopolitical Zones of the Nation because peace is indispensable.