Senate President Bukola Saraki on Sunday in the spirit of Easter celebration with “Christian brothers and sisters across the nation” shared a stunning photograph of himself and his wife, Toyin Saraki on Instagram.
TheNewsGuru reports Saraki had in an Easter message urged Christians and Nigerians across the nation to emulate the virtues of Jesus Christ as epitomised by his passion, persecution, death and resurrection during Easter.
In the message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu in Abuja, Saraki also urged Nigerians to constantly work toward promoting unity across all lines.
He said it was imperative for Nigerians to come together to build a country that both present and future generations would take pride in “just like the work of Christ which endured for over 2000 years and continued to inspire generations.
“This weekend, we join our Christian brothers and sisters across the world to celebrate Easter.
“This commemoration is a time for deep reflection as it marks the sacrifice of Jesus Christ and his victory over death. It is a time to reach out to our brothers and sisters in need.
“It is also a time for all of us, regardless of faith or ethnicity, to come together and pray for peace in our nation. We must all remain constant in efforts to promote unity across all lines because our nation will remain stronger when united.”
Saraki also stressed the need for Nigerians to all play their part in the development of the country.
The Sunday photo shared by the Senate President carries the message: “Happy Easter to our Christian brothers and sisters across the nation”.
Recent reports have it that the Senate President is to contest the post of President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the forthcoming 2019 General Elections.