Tobi Aworinde, Abuja
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has urged Nigerians to emulate Jesus Christ by imbibing a spirit of sacrifice and perseverance to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.
Buhari, who said this in his Easter address on Friday, stated that the year’s commemoration of Easter came amid the grip with which COVID-19 held the entire world.
Describing the pandemic as unprecedented in living memory, he added that it was unusual and unfortunate that the majority of Christians had found themselves marking Easter in a subdued manner, away from the usual congregation in churches.
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