Airlift of pilgrims to Israel begins June 20

Barring any changes, the airlift of pilgrims to Israel may commence on June 29th.

The Executive Secretary of NCPC, with all the leaders of Christian pilgrims boards, left Abuja today to Israel to put finishing touches to accommodation, transportation and logistics for the intending pilgrims to the Holy Land.

They are going to Israel to assess the state of readiness of facilities to be used by Nigerian contingents in the Holy Land

They are to assess all arrangements made so far so as to have a smooth and easy pilgrimage to Israel.

Everything has been done to ensure there would be no hitches before, during and after the pilgrimage to Israel.

Before now, the pilgrims were intended to visit only Rome and Greece but after the reassurance from the Israeli ambassador, Israel will be the main pilgrim venue once again.

The Abuja pilgrims and all intending pilgrims from the North East will be airlifted from Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja.

The FCT pilgrims welfare board acting director, Mrs Rahila Isa Baita. has urged intending pilgrims to be good ambassadors and represent FCT and the country well.

She promised that everything has been put in place for smooth and hitch free pilgrimage.

About 300 intending pilgrims are going to the Holy Land from Abuja.

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