By Yusuf Mairiga Shekarau
The Plateau State Governor and Chairman, Northern Governors Forum, Simon Bako Lalong has felicitated all Christians on this festive period, asking them to demonstrate love of God by upholding the virtues of peace and sacrifice.
The Governor in a statement signed by his media aide, Dr. Makut Simon Macham asked the people of the state to share joy of the season with the less privilege and vulnerable ones in the society, including people of other faiths.
The statement reads in part “ the birth of Jesus Christ conveys God’s divine plan for salvation which must not be lost in the euphoria of celebrations.”
Lalong urged the people of the state to use the opportunity to promote peaceful coexistence, unity and tolerance in order to assist the government consolidate on the achievement of Rescue Administration.
He however, asked for vigilance by the citizens in collaboration with security agencies to stop any attempt by criminals to breach peace during and after the festive sessions, the statement added.