Ash Wednesday: Hon ThankGod Ezeani Urges Christians To Be Peaceful,Loving And Brothers Keeper

The Senatorial hopeful, cheerful giver, and PDP Chieftain from Orlu zone, Hon. ThankGod Ezeani PhD. (Ogbaturuenyi 1), has urged Christians in Orlu Zone and beyond to be prayerful, peaceful and loving throughout the lent season, as Catholics and other orthodox churches all over the world mark the Ash Wednesday.

Ogbaturuenyi, who is the Founder of Dr. ThankGod Ezeani Center For Leadership and Entrepreneurship, made the call in an interview on Wednesday in Abuja.

Ash Wednesday kick starts the lent season; the 40-day prayer and fasting season.

The lent season also operates on a tripod that encourages Fasting, Prayer, and Almsgiving.

Ogbaturuenyi said Christians in Orlu Zone should use the lent period to imitate Christ by showing undiluted love and kindness to those in need.

He also urged Christians to remain peaceful in all their dealings and at all times.

“It is fitting for Christians in Orlu Zone and indeed all over the world to imitate Christ during this 40-days prayer.

“As learnt, Jesus used this period to show his supernatural love for mankind, and so we are oblige to do same to one another devoid of religious differences.

“Jesus during his fasting period showed how peaceful he is, and that was why even in the face of serious challenges, he remained peaceful.

“As much as Christians are facing series of challenges today, I still want to urge us to be peaceful and kind to our fellow Christians and Muslims alike.

“We must eschew violence and embrace peace, for most of these challenges are man made, and certainly, God will bring succour soon, he prayed

The political icon further admonished Christians to reach out to to the needy in the society, so as to make them have a feel of the dignity of life.

Ogbaturuenyi also called on Christians to use the lent season and pray for Orlu zone, adding that only through fervent prayers will eternal and permanent peace return back in the zone.

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