The Oasis Reporters
December 26, 2018
Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State on Tuesday, sent a message of goodwill to Christians as they celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ and called on them to pray for peace.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that El-Rufai made the call in his 2018 Christmas message to the residents of the state.
“It is with great delight that I salute our Christian community on the occasion of Christmas,’’ he said.
He said for 2000 years, Christmas has symbolized hope and goodwill, adding, “It marked the birth of Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace, whose message of faith, tolerance and compassion echoes through the ages.
“Jesus Christ has been described as the Prince of Peace. Let us all use this holy moment to pray for peace in our land and to commit to do our utmost for peace in our communities.
“With faith in God, let us work together to create a state of harmony where everybody can thrive without fear or rancour. Let us pray for our country, and let us all work for its progress and security.