By Adesina Usman
Engr Olalekan Badmus,
Honourable Commissioner for Regional Integration and Special Duties, has felicitated with Christians on the occasion of resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The Osun in facilitating message said,
“I celebrate with our Christian brethren who have dedicated their time to the holy preaching and fast for 40 days and 40 nights.
“The Easter season teaches us unity, love, trust but more importantly, steadfastness and sacrifice to live in peace and harmony with one another.
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“Now, more than ever, we need to imbibe and emulate the teachings of Christ with a view to reunite and live harmoniously together.
“May the multiple blessings of this spiritual season radiate in our lives now and always. May the season teach us the true love of God, unity, trust and guide our thoughts and deeds as we wade through an increasingly volatile world. May Almighty God heal the wounds created by conflicts across the globe
“Importantly, I urge our people to excuse religious bigotry, extremism and political violence in any form. The peace and unity of the country are fragile; we cannot afford any act of violence that may snowball into unrest in Nigeria”
“Easter refreshes our hope and gives a rebirth by of joy. May every good thing that is dead in our lives be resurrected. May the State of Osun continue to enjoy peace, tranquility and progress.”