In The spirit of the season, governor of Kaduna State, Gov. Nasir El-Rufai, on Tuesday felicitated with Christians as they celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
The governor, in his Christmas message to the people of Kaduna State, asked the people of the state to pray for peace.
“It is with great delight that I salute our Christian community on the occasion of Christmas,’’ he said.
He said for 2000 years, Christmas has symbolised hope and goodwill, noting that: “It marked the birth of Jesus Christ, the prince of peace, whose message of faith, tolerance and compassion echoes through the ages.’’
The governor added that: “Jesus Christ has been described as the prince of peace. Let us all use this holy moment to pray for peace in our land, and to commit to do our utmost for peace in our communities.
“With faith in God, let us work together to create a state of harmony where everybody can thrive, without fear or rancour. Let us pray for our country, and let us all work for its progress and security.”
He further wished the Christian community happy celebrations.