By Albert Akota
The Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, (NCPC) in conjunction with the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has conducted online medical examination for the selection of medical personnel that would participate in this year’s pilgrimage exercise to Israel, Greece and Rome.
Speaking during the medical examination, the Executive Secretary of NCPC, Rev.Yakubu Pam who was represented by the Director of Operations NCPC, Rev. Amos Yohanna said that the Commission is in earnest preparation for this year’s pilgrimage exercise.
He explained that the medical examination was organised for the selection of qualified medical personnel that would give medical care to Christian pilgrims for this year’s pilgrimage.
According to him, the successful candidates would embark on a 3 day orientation to enlighten them on their duties and the expectation of the Commission during the pilgrimage exercise.
Earlier, The Chairman of the Federal Medical Committee Dr. David Atuwo admonished the participants to be of good behavior during the Exam process, he encouraged them to put on their best in the examination adding that the successful candidates would be selected based on merit.
The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, (JAMB) Mr. Ishaq Oloyede,represented by the Directorof Information (JAMB), Mr. Okoro Fabian, explained that the examination is conducted on behalf of the Nigeria Christian Commission.
He assured the participants of transparency during the exercise. And urged them to observe the protocol of Covid 19 and also maximize the time allocated to them to write the exams.