Gov Oyetola urges Nigerians to shun religious intolerance, embrace love

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Christmas: Gov Oyetola urges Nigerians to shun religious intolerance, embrace love
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola

Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun has urged Nigerians to embrace love, tolerance, generosity and peaceful co-existence, which Jesus Christ stood for, as they celebrate Christmas.

Oyetola, in a Christmas message issued on Thursday in Osogbo, said the celebration offered Nigerians the opportunity to reflect on God’s love and compassion for man as epitomised in the gift of Christ to the world.

The governor while congratulating residents of the state on the celebration of Christmas, enjoined Christians in the state to use the period to reflect on their relationship with one another and show love to their neighbours.

The statement, which was issued by the Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, quotes Oyetola as also urging residents in the state to shun religious intolerance, but should work together for the progress of the state.

The governor urged people in the state and Nigerians in general to ensure that the celebrations was in moderation and to…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper