Easter : Promote peace, equity in all dealings – Youth Wing of CAN Kwara chapter task Church leaders


Stephen Awoyale (JP) who gave the charge in a speech on his Easter message, ‘The Resurrection of Jesus Christ,’ delivered on Sunday at a press conference to mark the Easter period, equally advised, “We should redirect the focus of the youths from materialism to piety and pay special attention to core family values which are now lacking in our society.”

He said all hands must be on deck to work on youths to minimize social vices in the society, saying, “We need prayer because it is the only weapon that can be used to solve problems of Boko Haram insurgency, kidnap, incessant killings, insecurity, among other criminal acts.

“We should cry to God. For us to get our redemption, we must repent of our sins and stop sinning to receive salvation.

“This is a call for us to unite, love, and treat one another with every sense of justice so that the whole nation is effectively mobilized to confront and surmount our numerous challenges with the oneness of mind

He identified unemployment and negligence as major factors responsible foryourrfor yourhsfestiveness and other abnormalities, affecting mostly the masses, saying, “Problare bedevilingingg us in this country as a result of negligence to our duties.

The lack of jobs for youths makes them idols and the devil gives them work.

The Yowican Chairman therefore fore urged the government t all levels to support the youths morally and financially for Nigeria to have a better future.

Speaking on the importance of Lent and Easter celebrations, Awoyale stated that Lent was a season of reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. He added that by observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s’ sacrifice.

Therefore, at Easter, we are reminded of the sacrifice of Christ, who paid the supreme price for the salvation of mankind.

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