The inhuman treatment meted out to Jesus,his crucifixion and eventual death on the Cross of Calvary exemplify endurance in the face of hardship and challenges.
This represents the views of the Senator, Osun Central Senatorial District, Dr Ajibola Basiru, in his congratulatory message to the adherents of christianity in Osun Central and the State in general as they celebrate death and resurrection of Jesus.
Senator Basiru explained that what the whole world is experiencing now as regards Covid-19 pandemic is in line with a biblical saying that there is time for everything;time to mourn and the time to rejoice.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on the Diaspora appeals to people to don the garb of endurance at this trying time,stressing that endurance of Jesus in the face of a mortal challenge laid the foundation for the Christian faith.
Congratulating Christians on witnessing this year’s Easter though without fanfare, Senator Ajibola Basiru called on them to extend gestures to the less privileged and be their brother’s keeper these days of curfew as enjoined by the Bible.
He also enjoined religious leaders across faiths to pray fervently for God’s clemency as he appealed to people to abide by the Government’s directives on curbing the spread of the virus for peace to quickly return to Osun,Nigeria and the World.