The Chairman Northern Speakers Forum, Speaker Kaduna State House of Assembly RT Hon Yusuf Ibrahim Zailani Chiroman Dan Darman Zazzau has felicitated with Christians on the celebration of Easter, urging them to emulate Jesus Christ by making sacrifices that will advance the course of development.
Zailani, in an Easter message signed by his Chief of Staff Haruna Jafaru Sambo said Jesus exemplified the virtues of love, selflessness and tolerance during his earthly ministry, and urged Christians to use the season as a period to reflect on their individual and collective roles towards promoting love, peace and sacrifice which are necessary for development.
While congratulating Christians for the successful completion of the Lenten season, a period of 40 days of fasting and prayer which culminated in the Easter celebration, the Speaker said the Easter period offers Christians another opportunity for sober reflection, while celebrating with one another the joy of the season.He advised the Christians to celebrate with moderation, noting that the period is not for eating and drinking alone but to reflect on the past and hope for a better future for themselves and the nation in general.
Our society”, he added, “requires more expression of love and peaceful lifestyle in order to improve the quality of life of the people.”
While wishing all Christians a happy Easter celebration, the Chairman Northern Speakers Forum also charged them to always ponder on how to contribute to the development of the Nation. “Let us show more love and let us sacrifice,” he added.