- This year's Easter, ex-president Goodluck Jonathan is preaching love, peace and unity
- In his message, the former president listed what constitutes the nature of Christ and they include righteousness, peace and justice
- Jonathan urged Nigerians to exercise faith and hope so the country can overcome its challenges
Former president Goodluck Jonathan has joined Christians in Nigeria and all over the world in the celebration of Easter.
The ex-president shared an inspiring message on his official Facebook page on Sunday, April 4, calling on all Christians to imbibe and sustain godly values of righteousness, peace and justice. According to him, these are the true nature of Christ.
He stated that Christ's death and resurrection are at the cornerstone of the Christian faith.
According to him, Christians celebrate hope, eternal life, salvation, and redemption at Easter.
Jonathan used the opportunity to call on Nigerians to work in love, peace and unity. He also advised the people to keep faith and hope alive so that the nation will overcome its current challenges.
Read the full message as shared on Facebook below:
Nigerians wish Jonathan happy Easter
Nigerians were spotted in the comment section wishing the former president well.
Sylvester Ufomba wrote:
"Happy Easter sir, the gospel of peace which you share amongst Nigerians will cause peace to find an everlasting abode in your home. Amen!"
Roberts Ebikibina commented:
"As Yeshua HaMashiach resurrected from the grave, so is Nigeria coming out from anything that has been holding her back.
As He had victory over death, so have we got victory over COVID-19, Boko Haram, kidnappings, religious fanatics etc. Happy Easter Nigeria!"
Daniel Bassey added:
"Happy Easter Sunday Mr President, may the fulfilment the resurrection of JESUS CHRIST brought be planted in your life now and for ever."
President Buhari felicitates with Christians
I President Muhammadu Buhari's 2021 Easter message to Nigerians, he urged them not to allow a few mischief mongers to divide the country. He said Nigeria is better and stronger as one nation under God.
The president who rejoiced with Christians said this year's celebration is coming at a time when church worshippers can now congregate, unlike last year when people could not attend traditional services as they would have wished.