Christmas: Most Families Have Nothing To Celebrate With – PDP Laments


…Urges hope, prayers for Nigeria

BY GRACE ANYANWU, ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lamented that under the prevailing circumstances, most families have nothing to celebrate with just as many are in deep mourning over their losses from escalated insecurity due to the failure of those entrusted with the leadership of the nation.

The party therefore urged Nigerians to use the Christmas and Yuletide celebrations to rekindle hope and trust in God’s divine intervention in the affairs of the nation.

The PDP noted that though the manifest failures of the current administration have led to an excruciating widespread economic hardship and worsened insecurity across the country, Christmas rekindles faith that all hope is not lost for the nation.

A statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, said that nevertheless, Nigerians must keep hope alive and find strength in God’s unfailing intervention as demonstrated with the gift of salvation in the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ.

The party also said that indeed, Christmas offers us a great lesson as a nation that no matter how long darkness, characterized by violence, oppression, economic repression, hunger, abuse of rights, disregard to the need of the people, and widespread corruption, as we have witnessed in the last five years, may appear to dominate, salvation will surely come as exemplified in the birth of the saviour.

According to the PDP; “Our party therefore urges Nigerians to use this period to intensify their bond of unity as well as comfort and reach out to one another in love so that the joy that Christmas brings would not be lost.

“The PDP restates our call on those leading our nation at this time to have some introspection, show remorse and review their anti-people policies that have brought anguish to the people.

“The party prayed God for healing, stability and prosperity of our nation as well as blissful Christmas and yuletide celebrations”.

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