Niger State Governor and Chairman North Central Governors Forum, Abubakar Sani Bello, has called on Christians in the state and beyond to prayers for lasting peace in the nation as they celebrate Easter.
The governor in a message noted the significance of the Easter celebration observed by Christians which portrays the sacrifice and love exemplified by Jesus Christ.
He stated the need for Christians to celebrate Easter solemnly while reflecting and imbibing the virtues of love, selflessness, forgiveness, perseverance, as well as sacrifice.
He also wished the Christians a happy Easter and urged them to be yet security conscious, reporting any suspicious movements to the authorities.
” as you celebrate, it is important that you imbibe the virtues of Jesus Christ, who is the reason for the celebration, remembrance of his death and resurrection for the salvation of mankind”.
“While you celebrate, pray that God will bring an end to all the security challenges confronting the state. We must rise to the fact that these are trying moments for us as alumnus state and we need to strengthen our resolve to collectively confront the challenges”.
The Governor wished the Christian faithful a successful and hitch-free celebration while urging them to be security-conscious and report any suspicious movement to the appropriate authorities.
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