The governor, in the message by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, said that Easter was a time for Christians to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ and again, reawakened by its essence.
According to him, the power of the resurrection of Christ is made manifest in Easter.
He urged Christian faithful to show love to one another, especially the downtrodden in the society just as Christ sacrificed Himself to save mankind from destruction.
He reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to the attainment of “Stronger Delta” through ongoing infrastructure development across the state and wealth-creation for citizens.
“On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta, I congratulate Christians all over the world as they celebrate 2021 Easter.
“I call on Christian faithful to seek God’s face in prayer to settle the insecurity challenges bedeviling our nation in all fronts.
“I urge all Nigerians, especially Christians, to extend the spiritual benefits of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, which include love, peace, justice, sacrifice and kindness, to one another, particularly in these trying times.
“It is incumbent on us to uphold the principles of our faith as they relate to honesty, justice, integrity, accountability, compassion, selflessness and the pursuit of the common good for our nation,” he said.
“I also urge that as we celebrate this year’s Easter, let us thank God profusely for protecting our people and commit the nation into God’s mighty hands.
”May the lessons and blessings of Easter help us to overcome security challenge that is shaking the fabrics of our nation,’’ he said.(NAN).