CROSS RIVER STATE 2010 CHRISTIAN PILGRIMAGE
CROSS RIVER STATE 2010 CHRISTIAN PILGRIMAGE TO ROME AND ISRAEL AND MUSLIM HAJJ TO MECCA AND MEDINA
The 2010 Christian/Muslim Pilgrimage which is the religious journey to the Holy Land to Rome and Israel, Mecca and Medina was carried out successfully with the following number in attendance.
MECCA & MEDINA: 50 VIA ABUJA FROM 3RD NOVEMBER, 2010 – 7TH DECEMBER, 2010
ROME: 24 VIA ABUJA FROM 24TH JANUARY, 2010 – 5TH FEBRUARY, 2010
ISRAEL: 99 VIA UYO FROM 4TH FEBRUARY, 2 011 – 16TH FEBRUARY, 2 011
About the Ministry
Established in 2007, the Ministry of Social Welfare and Community Development is headed by Commissioner Mrs. Edak E. Iwuchukwu. The Ministry has the responsibility of providing social welfare services to the less privileged citizens within Cross River State. The major focus is on protection of children and other socially disadvantaged groups.
VISION: To achieve the transformation of the welfare of the under privileged citizens of the state.
MISSION: To build an innovative, efficient and effective social welfare system capable of protecting and transforming the livelihood of the poor, the vulnerable and the voiceless in our society.