Easter Celebration: Gombe Governor Urges Reflection, Love And Sacrifice

The Chairman of Northern States Governors’ Forum and Governor of Gombe State, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, CON has extended heartfelt felicitations to Christians in Gombe state and worldwide as they celebrate this year’s Easter festivities.

A statement on Friday, 29th March 2024 signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Gombe Government House, Ismaila Uba Misilli, said that in a goodwill message, Governor Inuwa advocated for prayers for sustained peace and stability in Gombe State, Northern Region and Nigeria as a whole, emphasizing the significance of unity, brotherhood, and service to God and humanity during and beyond the Easter period.

The Governor, who highlighted the essence of Easter, which symbolizes love, sacrifice, and the triumph of good over evil, urged Christians to reflect on these core principles and integrate them into their daily lives.

“I extend warm congratulations to our Christian brethren for completing the Lenten Season and celebrating Easter. We are grateful to the Almighty for granting you the strength to go through this significant spiritual journey. May the blessings of this period rejuvenate our nation and steer us towards lasting peace, progress and prosperity.”

He expressed optimism in overcoming prevailing socio-economic and security challenges through collective effort and divine intervention.

The NSGF Chairman acknowledged the current distress faced by the nation amidst security threats and socio-economic strains, occasioned by the recent removal of fuel subsidies and the global economic downturn. Nevertheless, he urged citizens to find solace in the blessings of Easter and work towards sustainable peace and development.

He urged religious leaders to continue to utilize their platforms to promote peace, tolerance, and unity among Nigeria’s diverse population.

Governor Inuwa Yahaya wished the Christian faithful a peaceful and joyous Easter celebration, expressing hope that the blessings of the season would pave the way for a brighter future for both Gombe State and the nation at large.

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