Kogi State Deputy Governor Yomi Awoniyi has called on Christians to use the Christmas celebration to seek God’s intervention for a way out of the nation’s socio-economic challenges.

Awoniyi stated this in his Christmas message yesterday, appealed that Christians should use the Christmas celebration to reflect on God’s perfect gift to mankind.

In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Abu Micheal, the Deputy Governor described Christmas as a time for sober reflection and to appreciate the gift of Jesus Christ to mankind from God, appealed to Nigerians to always strive for issues that unite the country.

Awoniyi charged Nigerians to sincerely share genuine love with one another, especially in this season, urged christians to reach out to those of other faiths so as to really exemplify the meaning of Christmas.

Awoniyi urged the people to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ with moderation and pray fervently for the state and for the nation to be great.

The Deputy Governor congratulated Christians all over the state for celebrating yet another occasion that marks the birth of Jesus Christ, which he pointed out signifies love and God’s special gift to mankind.

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