By Ajogwu Jerry
In the euphoria of the Easter Celebrations, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said Nigeria is on the path of resurrection and progress.
Osinbajo made the revelation yesterday while speaking with newsmen after the Easter Service at the Aso Villa Chapel
According to the Vice-President the resurrection of Jesus Christ signifies that the country is making progress and there is light at the end of the tunnel.
“The resurrection of Jesus Christ is also a strong and powerful message to the nation because his death signifies love.
“We are moving out from all our challenges and we are going to a place of greater hope, peace and prosperity and abundance for all of us,” he said.
Preaching on a sermon titled: “The temporary hour of darkness”, Pastor Seyi Malomo, Aso Villa Chapel Chaplain said Nigeria would rise again because there is hope for a better tomorrow .
He said the resurrection of Christ signified that darkness could only reign but for a while.
“No natter the evil, the problem we are facing, just as Jesus only laid in the grave for three days, all these will be over.
“As long as Jesus rose from the dead, we are going to rise again, even all of you listening to me,” he said.
The clergy implored Nigerians to emulate Jesus Christ who sacrificed his life for the salvation of mankind.
“In terms of sacrifice and penance, we have to emulate the life of Jesus Christ.
“He sacrificed for mankind. And we are liberated and celebrating because he paid the sacrifice.
“We are all call to do our role in giving that sacrifice that will bring the liberation, the greatness of our nation,” he concluded.
The service had in attendance head of various government agencies, clergies and religious faithfuls.