Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the people of the state for witnessing another Easter season.
The Governor in his Easter message, urged Ekiti people to emulate the virtues of Jesus Christ who laid down his life for the salvation
He congratulated Christians for the successful completion of the Lenten season, a period of 40 days of fasting and prayer which culminated in Easter- an important festival in the Christian calendar.
The Governor called on Christians in the state to emulate love and sacrifice which the Lord Jesus Christ exhibited in ensuring the salvation of humanity.
Fayemi noted that the Easter period offers Christians and the entire people of Ekiti State an opportunity for sober reflection.
The Governor urged Christians in the state to use the period to pray for peace, development and prosperity of Ekiti State which he noted is undergoing transformation in the key sectors of the economy.
He commended Christians in the state for living in harmony with adherents of other religions which has contributed immensely to the peace being enjoyed in the state.
While calling for prayers from the people of the state for his administration, Fayemi said although the task before him and his team is enormous but tremendous success is achievable with the support of the electorate who voted him into office.
Fayemi advised the people of the state to be moderate in celebrating Easter noting that the period is not for eating and drinking alone but to reflect on the past and hope for a better future for themselves and the state.
Last modified: April 6, 2012