Easter: Emulate Christ, Spread Love, Renew Your Hope in Nigeria, Kalu Charges Citizens


Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has charged Nigerians especially the Christian faithful to
emulate and adopt the virtues of Jesus Christ as they join others the world over to celebrate Easter.

In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, MMrLevinus Nwabughiogu, Kalu said the teachings of Christ embodied love, sympathy, kindness, giving, forgiveness and a lot more virtues.

He urged Nigerians to spread love among themselves, stressing that such is the very essence of the commemoration of Easter which Christ demonstrated through his death and resurrection.

The Deputy Speaker also called on Nigerians not to give up on their country but kto keep praying for progress, unity and development, emphasizing that the resurrection of Christ signifies hope, peace and freedom.

Kalu also asked the people to put their confidence in the Renewed Hope agenda of the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led AAll-Progressives Congress (APC) government, assuring that it will not disappoint them.

The Deputy Speaker who represents the end Federal Constituency of Abia State also emphasized that the House of Representatives and indeed, the National Assembly will continue to enact appropriate legislation that will positively transform the country and elevate the people’s standard of living.

He said: “The lesson in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ that Easter signifies, is that of hope for everyone.

“As we celebrate this significant season of Easter, I urge all to rekindle their hope in God.

“I also call on the compatriots to trust in the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led APC govern­ment which has committed to renewing the hope of the people.

“I urge Christians and Nigerians as a whole to show compassion, ensure unity and peaceful co-existence as well as continuous prayers for the peace, progress, unity and development of the nation.

“Through necessary legislative interventions, the House of Representatives and the National Assembly at large will continue to support the federal government to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people. Happy Easter to everyone”.