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Published On: Thu, Dec 25th, 2014

Xmas: Gov Ahmed urges Christians to preach unity

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Gov Abdulfatah AhmedFrom Olanrewaju Lawal, Ilorin

The Kwara state Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has advised Christians to use the period of the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ to preach national unity, love and understanding as ways of healing the pains and anguish in the land.

Governor Ahmed, who also advised that the period should be used to pray for peace noted that Christians should use the yuletide as a season of showing love, especially to the needy.

This was contained in a Christmas message issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Alhaji Abdulwahab Oba, adding that Nigerians must always project the virtues of humility, self-denial and brotherliness, which are the hallmarks of the teachings of Christianity and other religion.

Governor Ahmed commended Christian leaders in the State for promoting religious harmony through their preaching stressing that such purposefulness should be maintained as Nigerians look forward to the historic 2015.

Governor Ahmed assured the people of Kwara State that his administration remains committed to fairness and equity to all adherents of faiths as well as the realization of the objectives of the Shared Prosperity Programme designed to transform the state into one of the most industrial and economically virile State in the country.

 

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