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CAN felicitates with Christians, charges FG on security

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The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has felicitated with Nigerians on the Easter celebration and charged the Federal Government to ensure safety of lives, property and free movement of people.

The President of CAN, Rev. Samson Ayokunle said this in a statement by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, the Special Assistant, Media and Communications to the CAN president, on Saturday in Abuja.

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Ayokunle urged all Nigerians to imbibe the teachings of Jesus Christ so as to drive out vices such as hate speech, bigotry, corruption, banditry and terrorism.

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“Kidnapping, increasing wave of armed robbery and resurgence of insurgency coupled with relentless attacks by ethnic militia men are a great concern for patriotic Nigerians and an embarrassment to the nation. These issues should be addressed squarely, promptly and fairly.

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“On behalf of CAN, I congratulate all Christians in Nigeria and beyond on this most auspicious occasion of this year’s Easter, which is a commemoration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Saviour,” he said.

The cleric said that the essence of Easter is the arrest, trial, crucifixion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ which is the greatest event in human history.

“It is this costly work of redemption on the cross bearing the curse and death of mankind as a result of sin that brought man the most powerful experience of spiritual rebirth, the uncommon grace to share eternal life of God.

“Jesus is thus the eternal ransom, an innocent Lamb of God that took the place of man in eternal condemnation. May His name be glorified forever, Amen,” he said.

According to the CAN president, public gatherings like going to meet Jesus at Galilee was common as one of the ways to celebrate Easter many years ago.

He said there was no fear then that some people would come to such gatherings and bomb the place, adding that Easter was celebrated then in an atmosphere of peace. (NAN)

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