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  • News - North East - Yobe
  • Updated: April 01, 2024

Easter: Buni felicitates Christians, urges more prayers for Yobe, Nigeria

Easter: Buni felicitates Christians, urges more prayers for

Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni has felicitated the Christian faithful on the Easter celebration commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

In his Easter message on Monday, the governor urged residents in the state to use the period and offer more prayers for the state and Nigeria.

While noting that the occasion is being celebrated at the same time when Muslims observe the Ramadan fasting, Buni called for prayer for unity and peace.

He further urged the clergies and their followers to preach and spread the message of love and sacrifice as contained in the lessons of Easter.

He said: "We should pray for peace, unity, and prosperity of Yobe state and Nigeria. The Easter is coming at a time when the Muslim faithful are observing the Ramadan fast, this provides us with an opportunity to pray for our dear state, the nation, and our leaders. 

"We should concentrate more on the issues that unite us in spite of our individual and collective differences to move forward and prosper as a state and country."

As contained in a statement on Monday by his spokesperson, Mamman Mohammed, the governor appreciated God for the improved security in the state.

He partly stated that: "We should always pray and support, the security agencies in the continued fight against insurgency and crime generally. 

"I wish the Christian community a very peaceful and memorable Easter celebration with a touch of love and sacrifice on the lives of your neighbours, especially those in need of care and support." 

 

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