The organised national body for former and serving Public Office Holders Association in Nigeria (POHAN) has described the Easter celebration as a time to reflect on love and sacrifice.
In a statement signed by the national president of POHAN, Chief Deola Eseyin, the group felicitated with Christians on the celebration of this year Easter.
Eseyin noted that this year’s celebration is coming at a trying time for the nation and the whole world but insisted that the challenging period makes it the best season to reflect upon and emulate the teachings of Jesus Christ.
“The Easter which is an annual sacred anniversary celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ who sacrificed himself to die for humanity and later rose on the third day after following 40 days fasting period of intercession and concluded with the Easter celebration.
“The show of love and sacrifice exemplified by Jesus is the reason for the season. We urge all and sundry to imbibe and show love to one another as demonstrated by Jesus Christ who gave up himself for the liberation of the world.
“As a nation, we must utilised the sufficiency of God’s mercy that comes with the season to make demands for God intervention on the global pandemic ravaging the world and that he may heal our land,” he said.
Eseyin called for show of love to one another and upholding the lessons of Jesus as demonstrated by self sacrifice.