The Edo State Government has commenced preparation for the 2019 Christian pilgrimage, with a call on Christians in the state to take advantage of the early preparations to register for the Holy Pilgrimage to Rome and Israel.
At the flag-off ceremony for the 2019 Christian pilgrimage, representative of Edo State Governor and Commissioner for Youth and Special Duties, Hon. Mika Amanokha, urged Christians to see the journey to the Holy Land as a means for spiritual upliftment and transformation.
He said, “We believe that all the pilgrims will be touched and positively transformed to contribute their quota to the development of their families, this state and the nation.”
He added that the state government will continue to encourage individuals who intend to go on pilgrimage to the Holy Land, as necessary logistics are being put in place to ensure a seamless journey.
The commissioner explained that the fare for the pilgrimage is tentatively put at N909, 500.00 for intending…