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Christ’s victory over death inspires hope of new Nigeria: Peter Obi

Mr Obi said Easter also strongly indicates that Nigerians will surmount the existing challenges.

• March 30, 2024
Peter Obi
Peter Obi

Labour Party’s presidential candidate in the 2023 general elections, Peter Obi, has urged Christians to see the victory of Jesus Christ over death as a huge motivation that a new Nigeria is possible.

In a statement by his spokesperson, Yunusa Tanko, on Saturday in Anambra, Mr Obi said it also strongly indicates that Nigerians will surmount the existing challenges.

“For us in Nigeria, this very significant celebration holds vital promises of victory over our present myriads of challenges if we do not despair,” he said.

He said Nigeria had continued to stagger under the heavy weight of high insecurity and other challenges pervading every part of the national existence.

“Just as Our Lord Jesus, who made very painful sacrifices for the salvation of the world, which today we celebrate His glorious resurrection, we all must continue to labour in unity, for the good of our nation, knowing that our labours will not be in vain,” he said.

Mr Obi urged Christians, in the spirit of Easter, to continue to pray for God’s intervention in the country’s affairs, even as Nigerians laboured as humans.

“For the sake of our nation, God will crown our efforts with success and make a greater Nigeria even more possible, beyond our human efforts. I wish everyone a very Happy Easter celebration,” he said.


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