The Yobe State Gov. MaiMala Buni on Monday commemorated with Christian faithful and enjoined them to pray to the country for divine intervention against the deadly COVID-19.
Buni made this appeal in a press statement signed by Mamman Mohammed, the Director General Press and Media Affairs to the governor and made available to the press in Damaturu.
Buni said “The Easter provides opportunity for people to be strong in faith and intensify prayers to seek divine intervention as the world battles the dreaded pandemic.”
Buni also congratulated Christians in the state for the gift of life and good health to mark the auspicious occasion at a time when the world is faced with the Corona 19 Virus pandemic.
He urged them to reflect on the lessons of the Easter to be righteous, and observe the teachings of the religion to promote love, peace and unity.
He also called on the people to cooperate with the state Covid 19 committee under the chairmanship of the Deputy Governor, Idi Gubana.
The Governor assured that his administration was committed to the safety and well being of the citizenry.