Kogi State Governor,Alhaji Yahaya Bello on Friday emphasized tolerance, sacrifice and diversity in his Easter messages to mark the Christian feast.
the Governor extended his best wishes to all Christian citizens and the whole Christian community on the occasion of Easter.
“I congratulate Christians on the successful completion of the Lent and Easter celebration
This period reminds everyone of the sacrifice, selflessness ,tolerance and commitment of Jesus Christ. I call on Nigerians, especially Kogites, to reflect on the lessons of Easter and the teachings of Jesus Christ. We place the utmost importance on the freedom in which all human beings can follow their own religion, culture, and traditions freely, regardless of their religious, cultural, or ethnic background as our civilization sees diversity as our treasure.
“Religious holidays are exceptional days in which the bonds of fellowship and solidarity are strengthened and the unity and sense of solidarity are reinforced.
“I urge all Christians in Kogi and around the world to imbibe the spirit of sacrifice and peaceful coexistence which defined the life of Jesus Christ.
“More than ever before, my administration is ready to consolidate on the numerous gains we have achieved in the last three years and ensure that we improve the lot of our communities in the years ahead”, he said