Interior minister tells Christians to use easter 2021 to pray for the country
The minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has declared Friday 2nd and Monday 5th April, Public Holidays to mark this year’s Easter Celebration.
The minister in a statement signed by the Director of Press in the Ministry, Mohammed Manga urged Christians to emulate the attributes of forbearance, forgiveness, kindness, humility, love, peace, and patience, which were demonstrated by Jesus Christ.
Aregbesola called on them to use the occasion of this year’s Easter Celebration to pray for the Peace, Unity, and Progress of our country.
He assured that the government would leave no stone unturned in dealing decisively with the spate of kidnapping, armed banditry, and other crimes and criminality being perpetrated by enemies of Nigeria.
“Security is everybody’s business, I therefore encourage all Nigerians and foreigners resident in Nigeria, to display high level of patriotism at this critical time in the history of our country, to support the efforts of all security agencies in ensuring peace and security of lives and property of the citizenry,” he said.
He further called on Nigerians to join hands with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Administration in its determination to make life more meaningful for all.