Christmas: Atiku sends message to Christians, Nigerians


Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, on Thursday, urged Christians and all Nigerians to grab the chance of Christmas celebration to rededicate themselves to God.

Atiku, in an announcement by Mr Paul Ibe, his Media Adviser, in Abuja, urged Nigerians to stay steadfast in prayers, which he believed have an immense influence on the peace, safety, unity and stability of the nation.

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He added that it was essential for Nigerians to inject therapeutic and to unify the serum of affection for his or her neighbours into the nation’s consciousness this season.

The previous Vice President urged Nigerians to suppose good and sow higher motion to make the nation extra fascinating as a result of restoring the nation’s glory was everybody’s accountability.

“On this vital event of Christmas, I felicitate with all Nigerians, significantly the Christian trustworthy on the celebration of the beginning of Jesus Christ.

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“Christmas is a time of affection. Subsequently, I name on all Nigerians to emulate the essence of this season and unite for the higher good of our pricey nation.

“This era reminds us of the necessity to uphold the virtues of affection, selflessness and tolerance.

“I name on all Nigerians to replicate on the teachings of the season, which presents a chance to like and share,” he stated.

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Atiku known as on Nigerians to additionally keep in mind their fellow residents, the personnel of the armed forces.

This, in response to him, contains those that misplaced their lives in 2020, combating to guard residents from terrorist assaults, kidnapping banditry, and different threats in opposition to nationwide safety.

“The message of Christmas, in response to the Christian religion is considered one of unprecedented self-sacrifice to redeem humanity, so it’s the season of affection, pleasure, generosity and forgiveness.

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“Whilst we have fun with family and friends, we also needs to spend time to hope for a extra peaceable and affluent nation.

“As a nation, we will obtain extra if we keep united, prolong palms of fellowship to at least one one other and be law-abiding,” he added.

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