Easter: Wike urges Christians to make sacrifices for Nigeria’s development

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has urged Christian faithful to emulate Jesus Christ by making sacrifices that will advance the course of development.

Wike said this in his Easter message by his Special Assistant Media, Mr Kelvin Ebiri in Port Harcourt Saturday.

He said that Easter exemplified the ultimate sacrifice made by Jesus Christ to save mankind, noting that as individuals, Christians must take into the welfare of others.

He called the people of Rivers to re-dedicate themselves to the service of the state as they reflected the ideals of Good Friday and Easter Celebration.

Wike assured the good people that he continue to make sacrifices state, defend its interest and ensure that the people enjoyed good governance.

According to him, Easter is a period of fresh beginning, forgiveness, love and friendship.

The governor urged the privileged to reach out to the privileged as people work to deepen the of true Christianity.

The governor, who wished the people of the state a Happy Easter Celebration, also assured them of their security before, during and after the celebrations. (NAN)