…describes Easter as a season of discipline and sacrifice
Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo has called on people of the State and Nigerians to use the period of Easter to show love and affection to one another.
In a statement by his Press Secretary, Christian Aburime, Soludo noted that the significance of Easter celebration calls for self introspection and a renewed commitment in enthroning a better society where love, tolerance, forgiveness, peace and unity will continue to reign.
“Easter is an important event in the Christendom. By His death, Christ offered Himself as sacrificial lamb for the sins of the world. By His resurrection, He redeemed mankind and strengthened our faith in everlasting life,” he said.
The Governor urged the people to celebrate with modesty and to remember the less privileged amongst them
He further urged the people to imbibe the virtues of forbearance, forgiveness, kindness, humility, love, peace and patience as demonstrated by Jesus Christ in offering Himself for cruxifixion.
He enjoined the people to share love and joy this period and beyond, and also solicited for support from them towards actualizing the lofty vision of building a liveable and prosperous homeland for all
On behalf of his family and the Government of Anambra State, the Governor wishes all a happy Easter!