Easter: Oyetola urges Christian faithful to emulate Jesus’ virtues of love, humility



Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has urged Christian faithful to emulate Jesus’ virtues of love, sacrifice, humility and perseverance, as they celebrated Easter.


Oyetola said in his Easter signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Ismail Omipidan, on Saturday in Osogbo.


described Easter as a special season symbolised the salvation of mankind through the suffering of Jesus Christ and His crucifixion to redeem humanity.


The governor, who urged Christian faithful in the state and the country at large to continue to in harmony believers of other faiths, said good neighbourliness was among the several lessons Christ taught and exemplified.


Oyetola charged residents, especially Christians to use the opportunity of the season to engage in prayers and also in acts of love, especially by reaching out to the less privileged.


our Christian brothers and sisters in the State of Osun, across the country and in the Diaspora, on the commemoration of the and resurrection of Jesus Christ.


“As a people, season offers us the opportunity to reflect on the sacrificial of Jesus Christ on the cross and his resurrection, and to put into the lessons of love, sacrifice, perseverance and humility, which taught and exemplified.


“We must continue to stand together in peace and unity as one irrespective of religion or social differences.


“Let us seize the occasion to our brother’s keeper by reaching out to the less privileged among us.

“As a government, we will relent on our oars towards the progress of the State and the of our people, especially the less privileged,” Oyetola said. (NAN)