By Christian Ogbonna
Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has urged Christians to make use of the Christmas celebration to accentuate prayers for peace and safety in Nigeria.
This is contained in a press release signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr Francis Agbo, in Yenagoa on Sunday.
It quoted Dickson saying prayer is critical within the efforts to maneuver the nation ahead.
He urged Christians to stay a Christ-like life, which he famous was a lifetime of sacrifice, selfless service, love and forgiveness.
“The political leaders must also emulate Jesus Christ, who used his ministry for the nice of all, by utilizing their places of work to advance the reason for the unusual individuals.
“Service to man is service to God; he that serves man effectively, serves God effectively. Jesus Christ used his earthly ministry for the widespread good of humanity and above all, died for our sins.
“Our religion would have been in useless if Jesus had not sacrificed himself for us all.
“I therefore call on political actors and privileged Nigerians to always work for the good of the people and do things that would foster unity in the country,” the governor mentioned.
Dickson additional restated that 2018 was essential to ending sturdy on the mandate of his administration.
“I advise the people in the state to as usual, support and collaborate with the government to keep delivering the dividends of democracy,” he mentioned. (NAN)