By NewsHour Reporter – Owerri
The frontline PDP Senatorial Aspirant for Imo East Senatorial district, Hon Barr Uche Onyeagucha has felicitated with Christians on the auspicious celebration of the crucifixion, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ who sacrificially laid down his life at the cross of Calvary over 2000 years ago for the salvation of mankind.
Onyeagucha stated this in statement made by Media Assistant, MacDonald Enwere, described Easter celebration as the foundation of Christian faith with Christ’s resurrection signifying victory over death, triumph of good over evil and the completion of God’s salvation of mankind.
He urged Christians to use the occasion of the Easter celebration to renew their spiritual sobriety and thrive to live in accordance with Christ’s admonition, imbibing the priceless virtues which fundamentally hinge on sacrifice, love, forgiveness and tolerance which Christ embodies and remarkably demonstrated during his earthly ministry.
The senatorial hopeful pointed out that Easter celebration calls for introspection, sober reflection and reappraisal of our Christian lives and admonished
Christians to ensure that the unending, unfading and imperishable virtues which Christ bequeathed to the world are manifested in their lives .
He reminded Christians that Christ’s exemplary act of love and sacrifice for mankind at the cross of Calvary should be cherished and sustained through the life of obedience to the will of God, patience, endurance, faithfulness and forgiveness.
Onyeagucha however, charged Christians to mark the season with caution, sense of responsibility and reflect deeply on how to demonstrate and promote mutual understanding and peaceful coexistence and uphold the hope we have in Christ Jesus, the risen Saviour.