By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nadir el-Rufai has charged citizens of the state to always consider interests of others ahead of personal gains.
He gave the charge in his Easter message which he personally signed and made public on Friday April 19, 2019.
“Easter calls for dedication to duty, and considering the interests of others before our personal gains, as Jesus Christ taught us by sacrificing His life for all,” he said.
In the message titled, ‘Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai’s Easter Message, 2019’ he felicitated with Christian community in the state.
“I wish to felicitate with our brothers and sisters of the Christian community in Kaduna State on the occasion of Easter.
“Leading up to the celebration of the victory of Jesus Christ over death, our Christian compatriots have solemnly observed the holy season of Lent, with fasting, prayers and works of charity .
“Easter marks the sacrifice of Jesus Christ and celebrates His triumph over darkness,” he said.
The statement further called on all to pray for peace in the land.
“In this moment, I call on us all to be buoyed by hope, to pray and to work for peace in our land. Let us work together to build and uphold safe communities, where everyone is committed to upholding peace and harmony.
” Let us stand firmly together in common humanity, as we ask for the good Lord’s continued protection and blessings. Happy Easter.”