As the Christian faithfuls across the globe celebrate Easter as mark of successful completion of Lent fasting and penitence, Kwara Central Senator-Elect, Dr. Ibrahim Yahya Oloriegbe has expressed his felicitations, congratulating them over the grace to witness another Easter celebration.
Oloriegbe in a statement issued through his media aide, Bolaji Aladie expressed that the just concluded Lent fasting offered opportunity for spiritual rebirth and cleansing needed to have prosperous ways of living. He however enjoined the Christian brethren to imbibe the virtues of the Lord Jesus Christ whose living, death, and resurrection symbolizes reason why we have course to celebrate the Easter.
He said, “The living, the death and the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ give us reason to celebrate, it is on that note that I am joining all Christian brethren across the nation especially those from my immediate constituency to celebrate this important festival.”
“While we are celebrating the grace of witnessing another Easter celebration, we shouldn’t forget to imbibe the lessons learnt from the Lent which extolled the perseverance and sacrifice of our Lord Jesus Christ for our own survival. His crucification on the Cross of Calvary taught us that nothing is too much for humanity and his resurrection then after shown that our pain no matter how long will come with relief. Therefore, it becomes expedient for us to not only be Jesus followers by name but also in all acts and deeds.”
“We should also use this auspicious occasion to extend arms of fellowship to everyone around us and pray for the tranquility and prosperity of our dear nation. As we are celebrating this year, may we celebrate more years ahead. Accept my heartfelt felicitations.”