By Oleka Reporters
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerians to imbibe the value of sacrificing in the interest of the country as demonstrated by Jesus Christ whose selfless service to humanity is being commemorated across the world at this Easter period.
Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, congratulated Christian faithful in Nigeria and across the world as they celebrate the Easter festivities.
He expressed appreciation to Nigerians for their steadfastness and prayers which have had immense impact on the peace, unity and continued survival of the nation.
He noted that the successful conduct of the 2019 general elections was a direct testament to the sincere efforts and prayers of all Nigerians.
The President of the Senate stated that the Easter period was again a reminder that we have to imbibe the spirit of making sacrifices in the interest of Nigerians as exemplified by Jesus Christ whose birth, life, passion, death and resurrection brought salvation to mankind.
Saraki said: “I believe that our country will become better if we all commit ourselves to selfless service and making sacrifices, both at the individual and collective level.
He congratulate Christians and all Nigerians for the demonstration of faith in Nigerian common heritage through fasting, prayer, sober reflection and sacrifices in the interest of the country which is the reason for the commemoration of the death and resurrection of Christ.
He urged Christians not to relent in their prayers for God’s positive intervention in the affairs of the country at all times.