President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Uja Tor Uja, as the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC).
This is contained in a statement issued by the Assistant Director (Press), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mohammed T. K. Nakorji, on Tuesday.
Nakorji explained that the appointment, which is for a period of five years, takes immediate effect.
Uja replaces the immediate past Executive Secretary of the Commission, John Kennedy-Opara, who was disengaged from service last week.
The statement reads: “Mr. Uja graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication from University of Lagos in 1981.
“He obtained Master’s Degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies from University of Jos in 1987.
“Before his appointment, Mr. Uja was a Commissioner of Commerce and Industries, Hon. Commissioner of Information and Social Development, Benue State and Benue State PFN Chairman.”