As Easter is celebrated across the world by christians, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, a 2023 presidential aspirant has prayed for Nigeria.
The VP prayed for restoration of peace and a more prosperous future for the country.
Speaking with State House correspondents immediately after the Easter Sunday service at the State House Chapel, Aso Villa, Abuja, Osinbajo said: “My message is really a prayer; the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ is a defining moment for us Christians, and one of the most important things to bear in mind is the resuscitation of hope.
“Where there is despair, I pray that hope would be restored, where there is fear, I pray that there is courage and confidence.
”Where there is deprivation, I pray that there is prosperity, and there is abundance.
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“There may be things that appear dead, but the power of the resurrection is one that assures us that life will come after death.
“So, we are completely confident, especially for our country, that everywhere we suffer deprivation, there will be restoration, and that is the promise of the resurrection.”