Mark @ Easter: Let’s work for a greater Nigeria

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark this year’s Easter celebration, former of the Senate, Senator David Mark urged citizens to consciously imbibe the culture of religious tolerance and peaceful coexistence in order to actualise development for the of all.

Senator Mark canvassed for a harmonious society guarantees a win-win situation for all.

In a goodwill message to Nigerians, the former Senate stated religion should ordinarily be the elixir for peace, neighbourliness and development rather than the later day version.

The season of Easter and the lessons of the and resurrection of Jesus Christ juxtaposed by the current security challenges, Senator Mark opined calls for sober reflection on where our country is headed.

He said: “ is time for all men and women of conscience to rise up and make a positive in our country.

‘We should ponder supreme sacrifice of Jesus Christ, selflessness, forgiveness and eschew all of religious or social vices tearing the nation apart.

“Let us work towards building trust and confidence between and amongst our people in order to stimulate a harmonious relationship. We are stronger together and we can surmount our difficulties as a people.”

Mark also implored the clergymen to preach the message of love, sacrifice, forgiveness and tolerance as exemplified by the and resurrection of Christ.