- The national leader of APC, Bola Tinubu, has congratulated Nigerian Christians on the occasion of this year Christmas celebration
- Tinubu said that COVID-19 would be defeated if Nigerians act in the spirit of Jesus
- APC chieftain, however, urged people to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols
Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the country would soon get rid of the novel coronavirus if people can have faith in God.
PM News reports that the former governor of Lagos state urged Nigerians to let kindness reign as they celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
Legit.ng gathered that Tinubu, in a Christmas message he issued on Thursday, December 24, in Lagos, also admonished Nigerians to place in their hearts and minds the commitment to be more tolerant and less judgmental of their fellow beings.
“Give those who currently lack kindness not criticism; give them bread and meat, not bitterness and despair.
He explained that Christmas is a day to be thankful for as Jesus Christ provided a precious gift unto people, urging all to act in the spirit and teachings of Jesus.
Tinubu also urged Nigerians to celebrate in moderation and adhere to all COVID-19 protocols to limit the spread of the disease.
Tinubu noted that in normal times, Christmas offered Nigerians of all faiths an opportunity to gather with family and friends to celebrate the birth of Jesus.
He further noted:
“Unfortunately, COVID-19 came to steal much from us. But if we act in the spirit of Jesus, we shall defeat this disease and the other ills it seeks to impose on us.
“Despite all that we have gone through, let kindness reign during this period. Let us place in our hearts and minds the commitment to be more tolerant and less judgmental of our fellow man."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the general overseer of Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare, highlighted the contribution of Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos, to the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 and 2019 elections.
It was reported that the popular pastor and politician said Tinubu has also fought and won numerous battles for the Yoruba nation.
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