April 3, 2021 at 3:02 pm #3982SolomonParticipant
Senator Ishaku Abbo representing Adamawa North senatorial district has urged Nigerians, especially Christians, to show compassion, hope, and tolerance towards their fellow citizens as they celebrate Easter.
In a statement sent to Legit.ng on Friday, April 2 through his media aide Michael V Bolgent, Abbo said that Easter is one of the most significant events in the Christian calendar, as it commemorates Jesus Christ’s sacrificial death and resurrection, and also serves as the foundation upon which Christian faith is built.
Despite ethnic and religious differences among Nigerians, the lawmaker encouraged citizens to tolerate one another.
Don’t allow antics of few mischief mongers to break us – Buhari begs NigeriansAbbo also admonished Adamawa indigenes to preach religious freedom, neighborly compassion, and a dedication to civic obligations.
Senator Abbo stated that Nigerians must learn to tolerate themselves. Photo credit: Senator Ishaku Abbo
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While quoting Isaiah 53:4-5; he said:
“Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.
“But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him, and with his stripes, we are healed.
“The remittance of his blood was the perfect specs for our cleansing.”
According to the senator,
“It takes sacrifice, endurance, and hope to build a great country. This is particularly true in our case, where the challenge is complicated by the diversity of languages and faiths.”
Meanwhile, Nigerians have been urged by President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow a few mischief mongers to divide the country, saying the nation is better and stronger as one nation under God.
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This was contained in the president’s 2021 Easter message to Nigerians released on Thursday, April 1, by his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina.
Recall that ahead of the Easter celebrations for Christian faithful in Nigeria, the federal government, through the ministry of interior, on Tuesday, March 30, declared public holidays.
According to a statement by the minister, Rauf Aregbesola, the holidays are Friday, April 2, and Monday, April 4.
Aregbesola urged Christians to follow after forbearance, forgiveness, kindness, humility, love, peace, and patience, embodied in the life of Jesus Christ.
Source: Legit NigeriaApril 4, 2021 at 7:36 am #3988KamzyParticipant
This politicians is all the time preaching us to be patience, to be born again, to be religious tolerance, but they have non of this in their attitude towards the people.April 25, 2021 at 9:31 am #4049EbereParticipant
One of the biggest differences in Nigeria is religious differences.April 25, 2021 at 9:32 am #4050EbereParticipant
<li style=”text-align: left;”>One of the biggest differences in Nigeria is religious differences.
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