Easter Celebration: Oyo Central Senatorial Hopeful, Ilaka Felicitates Christians
Oyo Central senatorial hopeful, Chief Oyebisi Ilaka has urged christians to use the occasion of Easter period to rededicate themselves to the virtues of love and peaceful coexistence.
In a press statement made available to the press by the Aide on Digital Communications to Chief Luqman Oyebisi Ilaka, Kehinde Owolabi, Chief Ilaka said, “this day symbolizes the victory of good over evil, hope over despair and life over death.”
Going further, the Ladilu of Oyo Kingdom called the Passover a celebration of both liberation and new life. His wish is that the Passover holiday reminds us of the hope that can sustain us as a people.
He further enjoined Christians across Oyo Central senatorial district ( Oyo West, Lagelu,Ona Ara, Surulere,Egbeda, Ona Ara, Oyo East, Atiba,Oluyole, Akinyele, Afijo and Ogo oluwa Local governments) and around the world to relive the events of Jesus’ life, death and resurrection, rejoice in His fulfillment and promise of salvation, and give prayerful thanks for the assurance of God’s forgiving love.
Chief Bisi Ilaka drew our attention to the tragic consequences of humanity’s refusal to forgive. Across the globe, in places large and small, we have all witnessed how ancient feuds, ethnic tensions, old hatreds and prejudices have torn apart families, communities and nations for decades, and continue to bring suffering to our world. Chief Bisi Ilaka also noted that as Humans, we have been called to share forgiveness with others. He admonished us to reflect God’s love and forgiveness in all our ways.
The Oyo Central Senatorial hopeful concluded by admonishing everyone to join hands with him to do the work of lifting the yoke of poverty and oppression that crushes so many lives in our country. In the forthcoming elections, we have the golden opportunity to rescue our nation from this abyss.
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