Christmas : Mark Urges Nigerians To Renew Faith In God

Former Senate President David Mark has urged Nigerians to renew hope and faith in God in finding lasting solutions to the socio-economic and political challenges facing the nation.

This is contained in a statement by Paul Mumeh, Special Adviser on Media to Mark on Saturday in Minna.

Mark, in a goodwill message to Nigerians marking this year’s Christmas celebration, said “there is need to seek refuge in God; if all things fail, God never fails”.

He canvassed for religious harmony among various groups saying that peaceful coexistence would needed for development to take place.

He called on religious leaders to do more in preaching the good news of peace, love and good neighbourliness .

Mark urged Christian faithful to not forget the essence of Christmas saying “Jesus Christ came to redeem mankind, preached the message of peace, love , forgiveness and help for the needy”.

He urged the religious to educate their followers on the need to be their brothers’ keeper at all times pointing out that “nobody can live a life of loneliness or isolation.

“We need each other to make the world a better place”.

Mark also wished Nigerians a merry Christmas and a prosperous new year.

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