Easter: Amaechi Prays For Love, Peace, Unity Of NigeriaLatest News, News From The State Sunday, April 5th, 2015
As Christians celebrate Easter, Rivers State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has called for peace, love and unity among Nigerians.
Amaechi urged Christians all over the country to use the Easter celebrations to thank God for his grace on Nigeria and continue to pray for peace, development and the greater good of the country.
In a statement signed by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. David Iyofor, Amaechi said Christians have a task to reflect their belief of the resurrection power of Jesus Christ through constant prayers for the nation.
“Our Christian leaders should use the Easter period to pray for peace, unity and love among Nigerians, we are one Nigeria. Christians, at this time, have a duty to always reflect their belief according to the resurrection power of Jesus Christ through prayers for our nation. This is because, Jesus Christ died and was buried, and on the third day arose that the world may be saved,” Amaechi said.
He also emphasized the need for Christians to use the Easter period as a moment of sober reflection and thank God for the success of the 2015 Presidential election while praying for peaceful conduct, fairness and credibility in the April 11 elections.
Amaechi enjoined Nigerians to put God first in all their endeavours, adding that the Easter celebrations will bring more blessings and desired results for the country.
He also called on Rivers people to continue to support his administration’s effort at bringing more development and prosperity to improve the living standard of the people.
Press Unit, Government House, PH.
April 4, 2015.
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