EASTER: Gov Umahi felicitates Ebonyi people, calls for unity of purpose


Governor of Ebonyi State, 
Engr David Nweze Umahi, has felicitated Ebonyi people and Christians across the country on on the occasion of Easter.

Umahi described Easter as a period of mutual reconciliation; a season of reflection on the redemptive plan of God which is perfected through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

In his Easter message, Umahi urged Ebonyi people in particular, and Nigerians in general to take advantage of the celebration to forgive one another, promote peace, love and unity across all quarters.

"Easter is a period of self-examination, a time to reflect on the enormity of God's love manifested through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

"It makes demand on Christians in particular, and all Nigerians to forgive one another and promote only actions that would continue to strenghthen the peace and mutual understanding across all sections of the country.

The governor, in a press statement signed by his special adviser on media and publicity, Steve Oko, urged all Ebonyians to join hands in love to support the incoming administration in the State. He prayed for sustained peace and prosperity of Ebonyi State under the All Progressives Congress.

"As a State, our strenght lies in our unity of purpose as Christians, and our common identity as a people desirous of development.

"I therefore urge all Ebonyians to adopt this season to cement the bond of our relationships, forgiving one another and working together for the good of our cherished State.

"I wish all Ebonyians a very happy and rewarding Easter Celebration,” he concluded.

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