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July 14, 2024
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Yobe Governor Urges Prayers for Peace, Unity During Easter

From Sani Gazas Chinade, Damaturu

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has urged the Christian faithful to use the Easter period for more prayers to the state and country at large.

The Governor made the call in a message felicitating Christians on the occasion of the Easter period, saying “We should pray for peace, unity, and prosperity of Yobe state and Nigeria at large.

“According to him, obviously Easter is coming at a time when the Muslim faithful are observing the Ramadan fast, this provides us with an opportunity to pray for our dear state, the nation and our leaders,” 

He urged the clergy and their followers to preach and spread the message of love and sacrifice as contained in the lessons of Easter.

“We should concentrate more on the issues that unite us despite our individual and collective differences to move forward and prosper as a state and country,” Buni added.

He expressed gratitude to God for the improved peace enjoyed across the state, “we should always pray and support, the security agencies in the continued fight against insurgency and crime generally.

The Governor, wish the Christian community a very peaceful and memorable Easter celebration with a touch of love and sacrifice on the lives of your neighbors, especially those in need of care and support accordingly.

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Mustapha Salisu

Mustapha Salisu is a graduate of BSc. Information and Media Studies from Bayero University Kano, with experience in Communication Skills as well as Public Relations.

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