Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha has called on Christians in the state and beyond to use the Easter celebration to positively touch on the lives of others, especially the less privileged in the society.
Naija News understands that the governor of the state made this known in a statement in Owerri on Friday.
In his message, Okorocha also urged Christians to show love to one another, bearing in mind that Jesus died on the Cross because of his exceptional love he had for man.
The governor further urged that in celebrating Easter, “Christians should be conscious of what the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ signifies and shuns selfishness’’
Okorocha also called on the Christians to avoid hatred as demonstrated by Jesus who died on the cross for the redemption of mankind.
He called for prayer for the nation and its democracy so as to see Nigeria claim its rightful position in the comity of nations of the world.
He wished Imo people and all lovers of peace and progress hitch-free Easter celebration and prayed that Imo people would live to witness more celebrations.