APC frontline aspirant for the Ilorin South Constituency seat in the Kwara State House of Assembly in 2023, Hajia Maryam Yusuf Aladi has congratulated Christians in her Constituency and across Kwara State on this year’s Easter Celebration.
Hajia Yusuf described Easter as an important celebration that reminds of the love of God for humanity as demonstrated in the atonement of Jesus Christ for the sins of mankind.
She noted that with Easter comes the blessed assurance of God’s abiding forgiveness and the sure joy and respite that comes with finding happiness with God.
The statement read in part “Easter, which reminds us of the important attribute of sacrifice, is not just symbolic for its celebration; it is also essentially about the invaluable lessons the season holds.
“As demonstrated in the circumstance of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, we are reminded to not only emulate Him but also imbibe the principles of sacrifice and selflessness as demonstrated by Him.
“Easter indeed offers us a reassurance that while we are faced with challenges as a people, we can collectively surmount them if we commit to making the necessary sacrifices required of us.
“We must use the period of this Easter to rededicate ourselves to the cause of Kwara development under the leadership of Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq. We must be willing to make sacrifices as enshrined in the teaching of Jesus Christ so we can attain collective growth as a State.”
Hajia Yusuf Aladi thereafter wishes the Christian community in Ilorin South and Kwara State as a whole a peaceful and cheerful celebrations.