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Oba of Benin Ask God to Heal Nigeria During Easter

Joel Osaigbovo Aluge, Reporting

Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has asked God to heal Nigeria during the Easter celebrations.

The prayer is contained in a message of felicitation signed by Osaigbovo Iguobaro, the Chief Press Secretary to the Oba on Friday.

The statement read, “The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II has called on God and his ancestors to heal Nigeria during the Easter celebration.

The royal father also admonishes the Christian faithful, to be Christ-like and pray ardently to God for the forgiveness of sins and ask God to heal the nation.

“The Oba urges Christians to emulate the virtues of Christ in their daily life and Implores them to draw strength from the message of hope offered by the sacrifice of Jesus and promote virtues of love and cohesion, irrespective of their challenges.”

The Federal Government, through the Office of the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, on Wednesday, declared Friday, March 29, and Monday, April 1, 2024, as public holidays for Christians in the country to celebrate Good Friday and Easter Monday, respectively.



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