Christmas: Afinni Preaches Love, Peace and Perseverance
STORY BY: AJAAGBE ADEYEMI TESLIM
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As Christians celebrate Christmas across the globe particularly in Lagos Island constituency ll, Apc state house of assembly, Hon. Lanre Afinni has admonished Christians faithful to imbibe the spirit of love, peace and perseverance.
The incoming lawmaker in his Christmas message, admonished Christians to also exhibit the virtues of faithfulness, honesty and kindness, which Jesus Christ manifest.
“As we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ today, there is no conceivable alternative for our Christian bothers and sisters, other than renew their minds towards living the life Jesus Christ lived, while on earth.
“In the midst of the merriment, we should reflect on the ideals He preached and practised, which are love, peace and tolerance.
“Just as his birth was heralded with joy, we should continually be joyful, despite our challenges, hopeful for a more prosperous nation”, Afinni added.
The simple and spoft spoken politician said as the 2019 general elections is fast approaching, all Christians must continue to pray for peaceful polls and the emergence of God fearing leaders who is president Muhammed Buhari.
According to him, “we are all stakeholders in the Lagos Island and Lagos state Project, and so, we should not relent in lending our voices in prayer for a new Nigeria.
Afinni wishes Christians a happy Christmas celebration.