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Easter: El-Rufai urges Christians to promote peace, harmony

Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai on Friday felicitated with the Christians on the Easter celebration and urged them  to pray and work for peace in the state.
He said Easter is a time for dedication to duty, considering the interests of others before personal gains
‎The governor expressed the need to  stand firmly together in common humanity irrespective of religious believes.
” I wish to felicitate with our brothers and sisters of the Christian community in Kaduna State on the occasion of Easter.
“Leading up to the celebration of the victory of Jesus Christ over death, our Christian compatriots have solemnly observed the holy season of Lent, with fasting, prayers and works of charity.”
“Easter marks the sacrifice of Jesus Christ and celebrates His triumph over darkness. Easter calls for dedication to duty, and considering the interests of others before our personal gains. As Jesus Christ taught us by sacrificing His life for all. In this moment, I call on us all to be buoyed by hope, to pray and to work for peace in our land.”
Speaking further, he added “Let us work together to build and uphold safe communities, where everyone is committed to upholding peace and harmony.”
 “Let us stand firmly together in common humanity, as we ask for the good Lord’s continued protection and blessings,” he said

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