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Easter 2021: Buhari’s message to Christians from London



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President Muhammadu Buhari has despatched a message to Christians within the nation on the event of this yr’s Easter celebration.

The message signed by Femi Adesina, the President’s Spokesman, recalled {that a} yr in the past, “in most of our main cities, our celebrations have been considerably subdued, as we battled the impact of the lethal Coronavirus pandemic.

“The restrictions meant that our brethren couldn’t attend conventional church companies as they might have wished. I salute their resilience and understanding.

“In the present day, we’re in a position to congregate and worship collectively, cautiously.”

The assertion says that President Buhari acknowledged and appreciated the sacrifices of our medical doctors, nurses and different frontline well being staff, “who’ve made the distinction in saving lives and making certain the discount of the unfold of the virus.

“I thank Nigerians who’ve religiously adhered to varied interventions to curb the unfold of COVID-19, together with common hand washing; protected distancing, carrying of face masks, and embrace of vaccination.

“We’re united in our perception that if we do the suitable issues, make the suitable choices and act responsibly, the pandemic, like others earlier than it, will not be a menace.”

The President mentioned the Easter celebration is a chance to resume hope and religion, present love and appreciation to 1 one other and to not despair, irrespective of the challenges of the interval.


“As a authorities, we’ll proceed to make sure that the weak, the poor and the underprivileged in our midst are usually not deserted.

“We have now reached out with palliative care even within the midst of dwindling sources; we’ve tried our greatest to offer help to households and companies affected presently.

“That’s the spirit of Easter. The spirit of Religion. The spirit of Perception. The spirit of Hope.”

The President equally recommended the nation’s legislation enforcement and navy personnel who proceed to confront evil-minded people by means of the darkest of nights to maintain us protected.

“I’m satisfied that the brand new resolve inside the safety personnel to ensure that insecurity within the nation turns into a part of our historical past will come to cross.

“We should always not enable the antics of some mischief mongers to fragment the unity and religion that the overwhelming majority of residents of this nation cherish and consider in. As I’ve mentioned earlier than, we’re higher and stronger as one nation below God.

“I congratulate our brothers and sisters as soon as once more on this event and want everybody a Pleased Easter celebration.”


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