BEVERLY HILLS, April 15, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari believes he has worked hard to meet the expectations of Nigerians, stressing that this has been achieved by his administration in almost two years “by improving security, especially in the North-East; sustaining the campaign against corruption and have taken steps to-revitalize the economy”.
The President, who stated this on Saturday in his Easter message to the country, maintained that his government is resolute to continue with the fight against terrorism and insurgency; sustain the Peace in the Niger Delta through engagements with stakeholders as well as restore peace and stability in other parts of the country.
He pointed out that it is in the collective interest of all Nigerians to live in peace because without peace, no meaningful and sustainable development can take place.
“Lack of peace in one part affects in one way or the other, all parts of the country. Our people must rediscover the values of peaceful co-existence, social justice, religious tolerance, dignity of labour and patriotism,” he stated.
The President enjoined all Nigerians to keep faith in the determination and ability of his administration to change the Nigerian story for the good of all.
Congratulating the country’s Christians on the Easter celebration, he said: “I rejoice with you on this historic occasion signifying the triumph of good over evil, light over darkness, redemption over condemnation, and hope over despair.
“The commemoration of this special season in Christianity, is always preceded by fasting, piety, humility, penance and prayers of intercession in the build up to the death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday, an event which reunited man with his Creator.
“The message of Easter is filled with themes of love, faith, sacrifice, dedication, commitment, fulfilment of prophecy, hope, expectation and victory, as espoused in the Scriptures and the teachings and lifestyle of Jesus Christ.”
Buhari, who wished all Nigerians happy Easter celebrations, urging all citizens to live peacefully with one another and do their utmost to make Nigeria a beautiful place to reside.