Easter: Gov Fintiri harps on tolerance, peaceful coexistence

As we celebrate, let’s ensure COVID-19 safety Protocols are adhered to in all our gatherings
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Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Fintiri

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has renewed his calls for harmony and peace before during and after the Easter festivity.

A statement by Humwashi Wonosikou, Governor Fintiri’s press secretary said, the governor urged the people to imbibe the lessons of sacrifice and tolerance embedded in the festivity.

“As we celebrate the commemoration of the central event in the history of Christendom; the resurrection of Jesus Christ, let us learn tolerance and sacrifice taught by Jesus’s teachings,” Fintiri said.

The governor urged citizens of the state to tolerate each other despite their differences.

"The holy day marks that moment in time when good conquered evil, hope overcame despair and life triumphed over death,” the statement added.

Fintiri stressed that in this age of great challenges of insecurity and coronavirus pandemic, Easter’s timeless message strengthens the people for the tasks before them.

"As we celebrate, let us remember that our lives have great purpose and value, and therefore we must never give up hope of a better Nigeria.

”As citizens of Adamawa State, let us play our roles as true citizens through love and sacrifice for the general good of the society,” the governor noted.

The governor said, the greatest legacy that Jesus Christ left for the people are the legacy of love and sacrifice noting that,
“I believe the best way we can carry on that legacy is to fulfil our obligations to our society.”

He challenged the people to show love and make sacrifices in order to maintain the harmonious and peaceful co-existence amongst them for which the Adamawa people have come to be known.

Governor Fintiri stated that

“The peace we enjoy and cooperation of the people has helped the government venture into terrains that today have given us hope that we could be a model of development.

”Our administration is determined to sustain the pace of development, but people must show commitment by leading from all fronts in order to move Adamawa State and Nigeria forward.”

The Governor was quick to remind the people that
“As we celebrate, let’s ensure COVID-19 safety Protocols are adhered to in all our gatherings”.