Easter:Hon. Goroh Shadalafiyya Felicitates With Christians , Prays for Peace ,Unity
By Femi Adi
The Member of Kaduna State House of Assembly (KDHA ) representing Kagarko constituency, Rt. Hon. Nuhu Machu Goroh Shadalafiyya has felicitated with Christians as they celebrate this year’s Easter.
He urged them to be prepared and willing to make prayer and sacrifices for greater unity, peace, political stability and progress in our beloved country.
According to his Easter message ,Shadalafiyya said ,” Easter is a time Christians celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ , who offered Himself as a sacrifice for the remission of the sins of the world.
“Christ’s resurrection as a testimony of the new covenant is the justification for Christians’ commemoration of the triumph of life over death, freedom over bondage and hope over despair, at this time.”
However , he urged Christians not to give up on prayers for the nation no matter the challenges that confront us today ,adding, ” At all times we must remain resolute on our love for God and our nation and work towards building a country that we can all be proud of.”
He also urged Christians in the Country to use the occasion of the celebration of Easter to pray for the end of the Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic, which has so far claimed Ten (10) lives across the country.
The lawmaker also asked Nigerians to observe social distance, regular hand washing, avoid large gatherings and the stay-at-home directives of the government saying that it was the one way to reduce the spread of the virus and allow for contact tracing to protect ourselves from COVID-19.
He prayed ,”May God fill our homes with peace, love and joy even as we enjoy the abundance of Grace that Easter brings. Happy Easter” .