Embrace Easter As Celebration Of Triumph Of Life Over Death -Tinubu

Ruling party candidate Bola Tinubu, addresses supporters in Abuja on March 1, 2023 during celebrations at his campaign headquarters. - Ruling party candidate Bola Tinubu won Nigeria's highly disputed weekend election, electoral authorities said on Wednesday, securing the former Lagos governor the presidency of Africa's most populous democracy. With President Muhammadu Buhari stepping down after two terms, many Nigerians hoped Saturday's vote would usher in a leader capable of tackling the country's widening insecurity, economic malaise and growing poverty. (Photo by Kola SULAIMON / AFP) (Photo by KOLA SULAIMON/AFP via Getty Images)

News Investigators/ President Bola Tinubu has urged Christian faithful to embrace the Easter celebration as “a significant moment and a glorious celebration of the triumph of life over death.”

Mr. Tinubu, in a statement by his spokesman, Ajuri Ngegale saluted Christians in Nigeria and around the world on ”this occasion, emphasizing love, sacrifice, and compassion as the patent themes of this solemn season.

“President Tinubu notes that the sacrifice of Jesus Christ for humanity is an emphatic lesson for leaders and all Nigerians to yield to selflessness and compassion, and be steadfast in the pursuit of a united, peaceful, and prosperous nation.

“The President strongly commends Nigerians for the sacrifices they have made in the past few months for the nation to be steered to the path of recovery and sustainable growth, assuring them that the seeds of patience which they have sown are beginning to sprout and will in no time bring forth an abundance of good fruits.

“As Christians celebrate the victory of life over death as exemplified by the resurrection of Christ, President Tinubu assures all citizens that Nigeria will triumph over its challenges as his administration remains firmly committed to this end.

“The President wishes Nigerians, Happy Easter.
Chief Ajuri Ngelale
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)
March 29, 2024


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