By Musa Isa Ahmed
The Adamawa State Governor, Rt. Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has extended his warmest greetings to Christians in the State on the celebration of this year’s Easter.
He pointed out that “As Christen celebrate the commemoration of the central event in the history of Christendom- the resurrection of Jesus Christ, let them learn tolerance and sacrifice taught through Bible teachings”.
Governor Fintiri urged citizens of the State to tolerate each other inspite of their differences.
According to the Governor, “The marks of that moment in time when good conquered evil, hope overcame despair and life triumphed over death”.
The Fresh air Governor 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.
Governor Fintiri noted that as “they celebrate let them remember that our lives have great purpose and value, and therefore the must never give up hope of a better Nigeria, adding that as citizens of Adamawa State, lets play our roles as true citizens through love and sacrifice for the general good of the society.
The Governor said “The greatest legacy that Jesus Christ left for on earth is the legacy of love and sacrifice. 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.
However Governor Fintiri stated that “The peace we enjoy and cooperation of the People has helped the Government venture into terrains that today have given hope which they could be a model of development, saying his administration is determined to sustain the pace of development, but noted that the 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 they celebrate, let’s ensure COVID-19 safety Protocols are adhered to in all their gatherings”.