The Osi Bashorun Of Ibadanland -Chief Dr. Azeez Popoola Adeduntan has rejoiced with Christians across Oyo State on the successful celebration of this year’s Easter.
In a statement by his Special Assistant On Media and Publicity, Lekan Shobowale Chief Dr.Adeduntan noted that Easter, which is celebrated in remembrance of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, preaches love and the hope of everlasting life, and he therefore implored the Christians to continue to have hope and faith in the nation’s leaders capacities to develop the country.
He urged the Christian community to continue to trust and believe the words of
God which enjoins them to love one another.
The Osi Bashorun Adeduntan urged citizens to use the opportunity of the Easter celebrations to pray for the quick resolution of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic confronting the nation and the rest of the world.
He urged Christians to take Easter as a period of triumph over difficulties and challenges of life and to remain faithful and hopeful as God would intervene in the affairs of the state, nation, especially the challenge of the Corona Virus across the world.
He stressed the need for Nigerians to pray and work for peace, stability and progress of Oyo State and Nigeria as a whole, while urging the Christian community to be diligent and steadfast in their worship of God and equally implored them not to forget to make moderation their watchword during the celebrations.
He wished them memorable Easter celebrations.