Mark, Omo-Agege, Ekweremadu Want Nigerians to Imbibe Easter Lessons.
Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and his predecessor, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, have rejoiced with Nigerians on the occasion of the celebration of Easter.
In separate messages yesterday, the trio asked Nigerians to imbibe the lessons of Easter while also preaching love, peace and justice among the citizenry.
On his part, Mark enjoined Nigerians to reflect and review the tortuous journey to nationhood so far with a view to reversing faulty steps in order to achieve a prosperous, secured and guaranteed future.
He bemoaned the unabating state of insecurity that has led to loss of countless numbers of lives, the socio economic malaise and political uncertainty, saying the nation arguably faces an uncertain future.
Mark said every right thinking member of the society should be worried about the state of the nation and twist of events in the reverse order. We need to pause and ponder about the state of the nation and find a solution going forward.
He urged the present administration to open doors for fresh ideas pointing out that it is not the exclusive preserve of the government to find solutions to our challenges. It is not about political party, religious or ethnic affiliations but about the survival of our nation.
He urged religious leaders across the divide “to always preach the message of peace, hope and harmonious relationship between and among adherents.
Mark prayed that the peace, reconciliation and forgiveness, which the season of Easter brings, envelops the nation henceforth.
In his message, Deputy Senate President, Omo-Agege called on Christians to imbibe the lessons of Easter by appreciating the central theme of sacrifice, death on the cross and the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
He said the lessons illustrated by the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ should be a model for human existence.
The senator, therefore, urged Christians to rededicate themselves to the values of love, peace, sacrifice and tolerance.
In another Easter message, Ekweremadu enjoined Nigerians to tread the path of love, justice, and peace in their relationship with one another to engender national cohesion and development.
Ekweremadu said only peace built on justice and love could guarantee the much-needed development and lasting security in the nation.
While wishing Nigerians a hitch-free Easter celebration, Ekweremadu urged them to also cease the occasion to pray for the nation.