The Chairman of Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria Rt. Hon. Abubakar Y Suleiman has felicitated with Christians on this year’s Christmas celebration.
In a Christmas message to Christians in Bauchi State and all over the country, the Chairman charges them to reflect on their past lives and uphold the virtues and values preached by Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him).
Rt. Hon. Abubakar Y Suleiman who is also the Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly urged Christian communities to use the festive period to pray fervently for a peaceful and secured Nigeria.
“Our country is at trying moment, criminal activities such as insurgency, banditry and kidnapping are threatening our existence as a nation, our welfare and economy.
“As we are trying hard to end these menaces, then covid-19 pandemic came. This has worsened our predicaments.
“I therefore implore you to use this sacred period to pray and work together for the end of these calamities that befall our nation, also pray for peace, unity and brotherhood in the Country.” He said.
The Chairman who commended President Muhammadu Buhari and security agencies for their selfless efforts to secure the nation and revive its economy, urged them to redouble their efforts and enhance stakeholding especially with religious and community leaders toward solving the Country’s so many problems.
While commending Speakers and Governors for working together to secure and develop their States, the Chairman particularly commended Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammad of Bauchi State for ensuring security and transformation of the State especially on the areas of infrastructure, education and health, within short period of time.
He prayed that this year’s Christmas will stimulate more developments, peace and brotherhood in the Country.
Abdul Ahmad Burra
Spokesperson to the Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly.
25th December, 2020