The People Democratic Party- PDP chieftaincy, Alh. Rufai Adeniyi Ismail -RAI, has felicitated with Iwoland people and Nigerians at large, particularly Christians as they celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
In a statement released by his press secretary Mr Taiwo Hammed Obasanjo and made available to Affairs TV in Iwo, Alh Rufai Adeniyi Ismail RAI also urged Christians to use the festive occasion to pray for unity, peace and prosperity of Nigeria.
He congratulated Nigerians for their resilience in the face of the challenges facing the nation and urged them to pray for improvement in the social, political and economic development of Nigeria
He called on Nigerians to rededicate themselves to the service of humanity in line with the true teachings of Jesus Christ which emphasises tolerance, patience, brotherly kindness, care for the needy and love for one another, among other virtues.
The yuletide season presents us an opportunity once more to love, share and forgive.
I urge all Nigerians to utilise this period to pray for unity, peace and prosperity of our dear nation- Nigeria.
We must also rededicate ourselves to the true virtues of faith in God, love for one another, honesty and peaceful co-existence. It is time to make these virtues more evident and practical in our daily lives, RAI said