The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Adegboyega Adegoke Resource Centre (AARC), Olooye Adegboyega Taofeek Adegoke, has urged the Christians in Oyo state and indeed all Nigerians to seize the opportunity of another Christmas celebration to rededicate themselves and remain steadfast in prayers, which he said have an immense impact on the peace, security, unity and stability of the country.
The felicitation and admonition were contained in a Christmas message personally signed by him on Sunday morning.
Adegoke, who the Aare-Onibon Balogun of Ibadanland, said it was important for the people of Oyo state and Nigerians as whole to inject the healing and unifying spirit of love for their neighbours into the nation’s consciousness this season.
Urging them to be intentional in thinking good thoughts and sowing even better actions to make Oyo state and the country at large better and greater today and for all times as the revival of the country’s glory is everyone’s responsibility.
Adegoke, who is the Chairman, Accord Campaign Council in Oyo state, said, “On this significant occasion of Christmas, I felicitate with people of Oyo state, Nigerians, particularly the Christian faithful on the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas is a time of love, therefore, I call on all Nigerians to emulate the essence of this season and unite for the greater good of our dear state and the country.
“This period reminds us of the need to uphold the virtues of love, selflessness and tolerance. I call on all Nigerians to reflect on the lessons of the season, which presents an opportunity to love and share.
“The message of Christmas is one of the unprecedented self-sacrifice to redeem humanity, so, it is the season of love, joy, generosity and forgiveness. Even as we celebrate with friends and family, we should also spend time to pray for a more peaceful and prosperous nation.
“As a nation, we can achieve more if we stay united, extend hands of fellowship to one another and be law abiding. We must also rededicate ourselves to the virtues of faith in God, love for one another and make these virtues more evident and practical in our daily living.”
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