01 April 2021 by Itodo James
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan felicitates with Nigerians, particularly the Christians, as they join the rest of the world in celebrating Easter.
In a statement by his special Adviser on media, Ola Awoniyi, the Senate President notes that Easter is one of the most important events in the Christian calendar which is to celebrate the sacrificial death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
It urges Nigerians to use the occasion to preach religious tolerance, love for our neighbours and commitment to our civic responsibilities.
“Building a great nation requires sacrifice, endurance and hope.This is especially true in our own case where diversity in tongues and faiths make the task complex.
“But with abiding hope in our manifest destiny of greatness, I believe we shall overcome the challenges and build the Nigeria of our dream.
The statement also calls on Nigerians to continue to support the Government in efforts to provide security and an enabling environment for economic growth and prosperity.
the statement the National Assembly will continue to work for the Nigerian people in the pursuit of peace, happiness and prosperity in the country.
“The Ninth Assembly has stayed focused on its legislative agenda and has been providing legislative support to government and its policies.
“Our various Committees are currently working on the various proposals for amendment of the 1999 Constitution and the Electoral Reforms Act to mention just a few as well as the Petroleum Industry Bill.
“The president of the Senate enjoins Nigerians to continue observing the COVID-19 safety protocols and seize the opportunity to take the vaccine that has been made available against the disease.
The statement says the Senate President wishes all Nigerians a happy celebration.