As Christians in Nigeria join other faithful across the world to celebrate Christmas on Wednesday, December 25, 2019, ALGON Chairman,Oyo State Chapter Prince Aleshinloye has called on all to reflect on the lessons of the birth of Jesus Christ this period.
In a statement signed, Prince Aleshinloye urged Christians to pray for peace, love and unity in the country and total reconciliation with God and man as they enter the new year.
The Chairman noted that the best way to celebrate Christ is to show love and to give like Christ did.
“I congratulate all Christians for witnessing yet another Christmas season. I advise all of you to use the festive period for sober reflections and total spiritual renewals and devotion towards living in peace and harmony with adherents of other religions,” he said.
“The birth of Jesus Christ at Christmas, should be used to reconcile ourselves with God, promote peace, show love, and unity, including the display of the spirit of tolerance in the accomplishment of our vision of building a better State and country. I wish to admonish all Christians to emulate Jesus Christ in words and deeds, imbibe the core lessons of freedom, love, tolerance, sacrifice, generosity and peaceful co-existence, which Christ stood for.”
He also stated that Christians should use the occasion to exhibit Godly virtues and render humanitarian services to mankind for the betterment of the nation and the sustenance of peace.
The Chairman reiterated his call to the Algon members to remain steadfast in the defence of our constitutional rights as we await further directives on resolutions reached on the latest breach.
ALGON appreciates the support and understanding of all democracy loving people of the State as we stand together to defend our democracy and save Oyo State from tranny and defilement of our democratic norms and ethics.
While congratulating the good people of Oyo State and Nigerians on the Christmas and new year celebration, Prince Aleshinloye urged them to deepen their love for God who gave his own life to redeem us from death.