The FCT Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello has congratulated the residents of the Federal Capital Territory as the World celebrates Easter, which marks the crucifixion and resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ.
The Minister in his Easter Message today, urged residents to spread the gospel of love, sacrifice, tolerance and peaceful co-existence in line with the lifetime of Jesus.
Malam Bello urged the residents of the Federal Capital Territory, particularly Christians, to use the occasion for sober reflection as well as emulating the exemplary life of Jesus Christ, saying that Christ has demonstrated his love for humanity by sacrificing his live for the sins of others.
He charged residents to take advantage of the celebration to rededicate themselves to the service of God and humanity to make the city and indeed the World a better place.
The Minister expressed gratitude to God for the privilege and mercy He has granted us to join Christians in the other parts of the World to commemorate this auspicious day in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility.
He appealed to all residents of the Territory to continue to be their brothers’ keepers, irrespective of our religious belief; admonishing that the best in the sight of God is the most pious.
His words: “I wish to further urge the residents to resolve in our commitment to make selfless service to the growth and development of the Federal Capital Territory and the nation at large.”
The Minister enjoined residents to continue to supplicate to God for the wellbeing, peace and prosperity of our dear country as well as its leadership, President Muhammadu Buhari.
Malam Bello assured that the FCT Administration in collaboration with the Security Agencies, is more than ever, determined to protect the lives and property of all residents of the Territory.
He, thus, tasked the residents of the Federal Capital Territory to be security conscious, and also solicited for their cooperation and understanding to always report any suspicious movement to the law enforcement agents; adding that security is everybody’s business.
Muhammad Hazat Sule, FCAI
Deputy Director / Chief Press Secretary,
Thursday, April 13, 2017.