Good Friday: Cleric urges Christians to emulate Christ




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– Rev. Fr Philip Jamang, Parish Priest, Church of Assumption, Chong’o Pyeng-Gyel in , Plateau, has urged to emulate the ways of the cross by emulating Jesus .

Jamang told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in on Friday that should live in peace to make the society a better place.

The cleric said peaceful and loving, adding that he sacrificed His life to save and give humankind a new and defined life.

“During this holy week which began yesterday (Thursday), are call to be ambassadors of and as we know, is not violent.

“We are called to be shining examples to in the world, especially the unbelievers.

“We must emulate Christ; we must pray for peace in Nigeria and we must remain peaceful ourselves.

“The unity of this country remains sacrosanct, we must this season to pray that our unity as a continue to wax stronger,” he said.

He  for the peaceful Presidential and National Assembly , adding that the peaceful behaviour showed that the country’ democratic getting matured.
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He also applauded the spirit of sportsmanship exhibited by , and described him as the best leader Nigeria ever had in the annals of its democratic journey.

“Christians all the country prayed for the peaceful ; God heard our solemn appeal and the Presidential came and gone devoid of hitherto envisaged rancour.

“Our dear President has written his name in gold, as history and posterity will never forget him for ensuring a level playing ground for politics to strive in the country.

“On several occasions the President kept saying his does not worth the life of a single Nigerian; he kept to his promise when he conceded defeat.

“Indeed, he remains a hero,” Jamang added.

He, therefore, called on Nigerians to maintain the tempo so that the Governorship and House of Assembly slated for April 11 would be peaceful and free of violence as well. (NAN)
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