Christmas: Hon. Wole Oke Preaches Love, Christ-Like Lifestyle.

Christmas: Hon. Wole Oke Preaches Love, Christ-Like Lifestyle.

The Honorable member representing Ijesa North Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly, Hon. Wole Oke has urged Christians, Ijesa North constituents and Nigerians, in general, to ensure they live in peace and harmony in the spirit of Christmas.

The Chairman House Committee on Judiciary in a goodwill message, said that every Christians and constituents need to imbibe harmonious coexistence to engender development in the constituency, state and Nigeria generally.

In a statement which was personally signed by the seasoned lawmaker, he asked Christians to take appropriate notice of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, whose birth is being celebrated at Christmas.

According to Hon.Wole Oke, the essence of the yuletide should not be lost on all, adding that the celebrations should be to the effect that peaceful coexistence is the key driver of development anywhere in the world anyone. “Our society cannot be an exemption,” he stated.

The lawmaker further said: “I want to alert every Ijesa North constituents and Nigerians, in general, to note that Christmas reminds us, especially Christians that God gave his Son for our redemption. I encourage us to reflect on this message of giving as we celebrate with family, friends and loved ones this season. I wish everyone Merry Christmas and a rewarding 2024.”

“I would want our people to live in peace and harmony because development only thrives in an environment where peace reigns.

“Jesus Christ, whom we are celebrating today came to the world and loved his enemies. He preached peace everywhere he went, his lifestyle is worthy of emulation by our people, especially now that certain forces are seeking to divide our people along religious lines.

“As we look forward towards a prosperous 2024 , let us all love our neighbours and brothers like ourselves, let us pray that the Almighty would touch the hearts of some persons who take joy in inflicting pains on the hapless common man. God urges us to be our brothers’ keeper and the least we are expected to do is to show care, love, and compassion and as we live in peace and harmony, our society would be better for it”, the lawmaker concluded.

Signed:
Hon. Wole Oke, Chairman House Committee on Judiciary.

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