Imoke Charge Nigerians To Reflect On Easter
SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, (THEWILL) – Cross River State Governor Senator Liyel Imoke, has called on Nigerians to reflect deeply on the life of Jesus Christ, who sacrificed all to redeem mankind.
Imoke, who gave the charge in a Easter Message, signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Christian Ita, in Calabar, asserted that its only through selfless service and sacrifice to the father land can Nigeria attain its desired socio-political and economic growth.
“As the Lenten season ends to usher in Easter, let me remind you that we share a holy hunger for clarity about what is good and life-giving, and we yearn to re-focus on what is most central and important to move this country forward”, Imoke said.
While urging Christians to use the Easter celebration which he noted is, victory of light and life over darkness and death to cultivate the spirit of compassion and forgiveness, he maintained that only these virtues can help in the building of a strong, virile, indivisible and cohesive Nigeria.
He further encouraged them to embrace God’s ever-new life with “every cell of our being, every yearning of our soul, and every muscle of our will”.
Imoke said for there to be a testimony, there must be trials and tribulations, while reaffirming the resolve of his administration to the development of infrastructure and human capacity in the state
The Governor used the occasion to wish all Christians a memorable Easter celebration.