Easter: Akpabio charges Christians to emulate Christ

Leah TwakiMarch 31, 20243 min

Akpabio admonished Nigerians to make sacrifices for one another just as Jesus Christ in His humility and love offered Himself for the redemption of mankind.

Senate President, Godswill Akpabio

As the world celebrates Easter, President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio (APC, Akwa Ibom North West), has urged Christians to imbibe Jesus Christ’s spirit of humility, love and sacrifice during and even after the celebration of His death and resurrection.

Akpabio, in his Easter message conveyed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Hon Eseme Eyiboh, congratulated all Christians at home and in the diaspora for completing the 40-day Lent and witnessing yet another Easter celebration.

He said “Just as Jesus Christ in His humility and love offered Himself for the redemption of mankind, I admonish us all to emulate Him and make sacrifices for one another. Jesus Christ is an embodiment of love and as His followers, we are expected to radiate love in every aspect of our life, especially in this season of Easter. 

“Let us, therefore, show love to one another, our neighbours, our leaders and our dear country. If we do not show love to our leaders and country, no one will do that for us. As we celebrate, let us not forget to pray too. Let’s continue praying for the betterment of our nation and our leaders and God listening to us, Nigeria will be great again.”

On his part, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Senator Solomon Adeola (APC, Ogun West) in his 2024 Easter Message also for the Christian virtues of sacrifice, patience, love and abiding faith for a better tomorrow as exemplified in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

He urged Nigerians to pray for peace and security as the administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu continues to lay the foundation for a renewed hope of prosperity.

“As you are aware the incumbent administration of APC at the Federal level and in our state Ogun are laying a foundation for renewed hope for Nigeria to be on the right trajectory of positive economic development. President Tinubu has so far shown courage in doing what is right for the nation at this time and I do not doubt that we will be seeing more dividends of democracy soon.

“In addition to joining efforts at resolving our economic and security in whatever capacity, I call on all to pray for peace and security during the celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ and beyond,” he stated.

Leah Twaki

A Chemistry graduate, excels as a social media manager, digital journalist, and content creator with an interdisciplinary skills blend of science and communication.

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