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Christians Mark Easter Sunday in High Spirit

Christian worshipers in Ibadan were in high spirit celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ as Easter Sunday is marked worldwide.

 Our correspondent who monitored the situation at Agbowo, Mokola, Ojoo, Dugbe, Apata and Iwo Road, reports that the worshippers were in various churches to mark the all-important event in the Christian calendar.

 At the Methodist Church Nigeria, Eko Tedo Dugbe, Saint James Cathedral Oke Bola, Christ Apostolic Church, Oke Agbara and the Gospel Faith Mission International Agbowo, worshippers rendered songs that reflected the resurrection of Jesus and renewed hope of better future.

In an interview, the pastor in charge, Region Eleven of the Gospel Faith Mission International, Pastor Ademola Akangbe said the resurrection of Jesus Christ brought hope to the Christians and all who are ready to embrace Jesus.

The cleric, who described Jesus’ sacrifice as a mark of commitment to humanity, used the occasion to call on government to remain committed to the masses through the provision of infrastructures.

 Speaking in the same vein, the Presbyter, Methodist Church of Nigeria, The Very Reverend Abraham Akinyode, stressed the need for government to put an end to incessant killings and religious intolerance, which he said were inimical to the peaceful coexistence of Nigerians.

  Rotimi Famakin

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