By Isima Sunday
The SSA to the Governor of Delta State on Health Monitoring, Dr. Michael Nwoko has felicitated with Deltans and Nigerian Christians as they celebrate this year’s Easter, urging them to be prepared and willing to make sacrifices for greater unity, peace, political stability and progress in our beloved Country.
Dr. Michael Nwoko according to an Easter message personally signed by him, called on Deltans to seize the opportunity of the Easter holiday to reflect deeply on what more they need to do as a people, to support the Gov. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa led administration in the State in order to continually deliver on the Stronger Delta Agenda and for the State to continue to move towards a better future for all of its citizens.
Dr. Nwoko went further to thank His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, the Governor of Delta State for his diligent and resolute pursuit of laudable programs and policies which has lend credence to prosperity for Deltans adding that His Excellency, the Governor is using the instrument of Governance to better the lots of the people. He prayed God to continue to grant the Governor and his Family wisdom, protection and sound health in this Easter period and beyond.
“As a State let us find spiritual inspiration in the promise of the resurrection and brace ourselves against that which has impeded equal opportunity and to restore equity, justice, peace and prosperity to our dear land.” He said.
“I seize this opportunity to call on all Deltans to reflect on the teachings of Jesus Christ and his humility and exemplary life.
Let us also at this time reflect on the enormous progress we have made as a State over the years and to strive to ensure that the gains made over the years are not squandered by those with unpatriotic and anti – democratic predisposition”.
As we celebrate Easter let us re-commit ourselves to do all within our power to help our beloved State to soar to even greater heights in the true spirit of Easter.
Dr. Michael Nwoko equally extends Easter Greetings to the Christian community on the occasion of the celebration of one of the most important events in the Christian Calendar. This festival, which commemorates the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ, contains both in its symbolic significance, and its secular relevance, important and powerful messages.
“For the members of the Christian Community, the Easter story represents the fulfillment of God’s Prophecy that mankind would be offered the hope of eternal life through the sacrificial death of His son, Jesus Christ and His subsequent Resurrection from the dead. It is this faith which has kept Christians and the Church alive and enables followers of Christ to significantly contribute towards making the earth a better place for all mankind”.
“I wish you all a happy Easter celebration” Dr. Nwoko concluded.