Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan and his team which also includes President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor and Frank Edwards have embarked on a pilgrimage and official visit to Israel.

President Goodluck Jonathan at River Jordan

Frank Edwards joined the Pilgrimage haven ministered in the just concluded #TAPE 2.

He tweeted on the 26th of October:

President Jonathan is expected to meet with President Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset.

President Goodluck Jonathan at Mount Camel, Where Prophet Elijah Challenged prophets of Baal

The President and his team are expected to hold talks with Israeli government officials, focusing on the enhancement of bilateral relations between Nigeria and Israel in areas including trade, economic development, infrastructure, transportation, agriculture, communications, culture, education and tourism.

Places visited by the team were the Holy Family Church in Nazareth, the Cana Wedding Church in Galilee and also took a boat drive along the shores of the Sea of Galilee and visited the Mount of Beatitudes.

President Goodluck Jonathan (2nd L) Arriving The Bascillica Of Announciation Nazareth (The Place Where Angel Gabriel Announced To
Virgin Mary On Her Conception). With Him Are: President, Christian Association Of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor (2nd R) Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission, Mr Johnkennedy Opara And A Tour Guide

The president had on the 2nd Day of the pilgrimage, visited the Jerusalem Old City, Pool of Bethesda, Wailing Wall, where he prayed privately, the Tomb of Jesus Christ where he also prayed after leading the Fourteen Stations of the Cross.

From Left: Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu; President, Christian Association Of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor; President
Goodluck Jonathan And The Supervising Minister Of Foreign Affairs, Prof
Viola Onwuliri At The Mount Camel Church

President Jonathan on Sunday attended an inter-denominational prayer-fast tagged “A day with Jesus for Nigeria in Israel”, where he will met with pilgrims from Nigeria.


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