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Christmas: Gov. Sanwo-Olu urges Lagosians to be one anothers brother’s keeper

Sanwo-Olu advises Christian faithful in the state to continue to live in peace and harmony with believers of other faiths.

Christmas: Gov. Sanwo-Olu urges Lagosians to be one anothers brother’s keeper

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu urges Lagosians to be their brother’s keeper (Guardian)

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has urged residents of the state to be their brothers’ keepers as they celebrate Christmas.

The governor said this in his Christmas message on Saturday, December 25, 2021.

He also advised Christian faithful in the state to continue to live in peace and harmony with believers of other faiths.

He said, “As we celebrate Christmas, I am extending my best wishes to every Nigerian, especially Christians across the country and other parts of the world.

“We must not forget the true essence of the season, which is to reflect on the birth of Jesus and its significance to mankind.

“We should seize the opportunity of the celebration to strengthen our love for one another by being kind and generous to the people around us.

“As we mark this year’s Christmas, I want to urge Christian faithful in the state to continue to live in peace and harmony with believers of other faiths.

“We should emulate virtues of humility, tolerance, perseverance, and compassion as exemplified by Jesus Christ, whose birth we are celebrating this season.

Earlier, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila had asked Christian faithful to take advantage of the Christmas season to pray for Nigeria.

The Speaker said the Christmas period called for unity of purpose among citizens.

Updated: December 25, 2021 — 6:22 pm

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