2023 Christmas: Gov Bala felicitates with Christian community

Samuel Luka, Bauchi

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi has felicitated with the christian Community on the event of the 2023 Christmas celebrations.

The Governor in a goodwill message through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Comrade Muktar Gidado on Monday, enjoined the christian faithfuls to emulate the virtues of Jesus Christ.

“By the grace of God Almighty, we are witnessing yet another Christmas. We thank Him for His mercy”, the Governor said.

“It is with great pleasure that I, on behalf of myself, the government and the entire people of Bauchi State, extend my warm and sincere message of goodwill to all Christians on the occasion of the 2023 Christmas Celebration”, Governor Mohammed added.

The Governor who said throughout his lifetime, Jesus Christ preached peace, honesty, love for one another and above all the fear of God, therefore enjoined the faithfuls to imbibe and put the virtues into practice.

“While we observe the Christmas with merriment, we should also reflect on our routine and spiritual deeds in the last one year and pray to God for better and prosperous years ahead”, he appealed.

The Governor while reiterating call for mutual respect and peaceful co-existence among the citizenry, urged Nigerians to learn to live with one another harmoniously irrespective of political, cultural and religious differences.

“We should also imbibe the spirit of love and forgiveness. The Christmas period should be used to strengthen existing friendships and establish new ones”, Bala Mohammed stated.

The Governor appealed to the christian faithfuls to exchange visits among themselves and adherents of other faith during the Christmas period.

Governor Mohammed assured of his administration’s irrevocable commitment to the protection of lives and property of citizens of the State.

He said that the Government is collaborating with security agencies to address real and perceived threats to security of lives and property of the citizenry.

He announced that to achieve the purpose, Government is providing logistics and other support to the security Agencies for effective and efficient operation.

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