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Sanwo-Olu, Oba of Benin Sue For Peace at Easter

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April 1, (THEWILL)- Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has rejoiced with Nigerians, particularly Christians and Lagos citizens, as they celebrate this year’s Easter.

He urged Nigerians, especially Christians, to reflect on the sacrifice and love that Jesus Christ showed mankind through His crucifixion and resurrection.

Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, in the same vein, has asked God to heal Nigeria during the Easter celebrations.

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Governor Sanwo-Olu made the plea at the weeken while speaking with newsmen after attending the Combined Special Prayers for Nigeria and President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in commemoration of the Easter and Ramadan celebrations at Lagos House, Ikeja.

He further urged Lagos residents to be peaceful and maintain the peace and tranquility for which Lagos is known.

The governor appreciated Lagosians for their patience and understanding, wishing them all a happy celebration of Easter.

“I want to wish all Lagosians a happy celebration of Easter, as we have just ended the Christian Lenten season.

“I believe it has been a worthy journey for all our Christian brothers and sisters who have been fasting to ask for the strengthening of our state and country. And coincidentally, we are in the 19th day of Ramadan as well. So, everything around prayers and supplication is working very well.

“My wish is for all of us to enjoy the season. We need to be as peaceful as we have always been, do things in moderation, and ensure that we keep the peace and tranquility that Lagos is known for,” Governor Sanwo-Olu said.

Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has asked God to heal Nigeria during the Easter celebrations.

In a prayer contained in a message of felicitation signed by Osaigbovo Iguobaro, the Chief Press Secretary to the Oba at the week, Oba Ewuare 11

The statement read, “The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II has called on God and his ancestors to heal Nigeria during the Easter celebration.

“The royal father also admonishes the Christian faithful, to be Christ-like and pray ardently to God for the forgiveness of sins and ask God to heal the nation.

“The Oba urges Christians to emulate the virtues of Christ in their daily life and Implores them to draw strength from the message of hope offered by the sacrifice of Jesus and promote virtues of love and cohesion, irrespective of their challenges.”

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