President Goodluck Jonathan has begun his pilgrimage to Israel today, visiting several Biblical sites. Christian Nigeria states' governors and ministers accompanied him on his trip.
Governors Martins Elechi of Ebonyi state, Peter Obi of Anambra, Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom state, Gabriel Suswam of Benue, Jonah Jang of
Plateau state and Theodore Orji of Abia State; the minister of information, Labaran Maku and minister of agriculture, Akinwunmi Adesina, as well as Princess Stella Oduah, minister of aviation, all are now Jerusalem Pilgrims.
From left: Governor Peter Obi of Anambra; gov. Theodore Orji of Abia; President, Christian Association of Nigeria, pastor Ayo Oritsejafor; executive secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission, Mr. John Kennedy Opara, and President Goodluck Jonathan at the Upper room (where Jesus had the last supper with his disciples)
President Goodluck Jonathan with other pilgrims praying at Mount Olives (where Jesus took a broad view of Jerusalem)
President Goodluck Jonathan coming out of Garden of Gethsemane (Hortvs Gethsemani); with him is the executive secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission, Mr. John Kennedy Opara
Walking on Palm Sunday Road
Jonathan with Governors Obi and Akpabio
At the Church of St Peter
Jonathan, Labaran Maku, Obi and Oritsejafor on Palm Sunday Road