Nigeria Political Observe General and President of One Love Foundation, Chief Patrick Eholor has called on people across the globe to realize the true meaning of kindness, ans apply it in dealing with others.
Eholor stated this in a Christmas and New Year message he sent to Jungle Journalist Media Limited.
He stated “Kindness means making people feel loved. You can be kind in all sorts of different ways, whether it be out of generosity, maybe nice words to brighten someone’s day, or helping out a friend in need.
“When you show kindness to someone, it can make them feel valued and cared for and brighten their day. It can make them happier. When we show kindness we also spread it. Let’s show a little kindness and forgot about animosities.
“We have survive the worst of COVID-19. Let’s forget about those who we
think have knowingly or unknowingly wronged us,
you cannot drink poison for your enemy.
“Starting from you, let’s stop the bitterness. I pray God grant you all your heart desire this coming year”, Eholor stated.
Assistant Parish Priest of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Council, Rev. Fr. Charles Egwuenu, says being steadfast would endear believers to God who would in turn give them their heart desires at the appropriate time.
The priest made this declaration during a sermon he delivered to mark the Christmas.
He encouraged Christians not to despair in the face of the economic recession but to celebrate the birth of Christ with what they have, adding that the celebration of Christmas was beyond the physical realm, being a time to share and reflect on how to live a life of appreciation to God for sending His only son to die for mankind.
The Cleric exhorted believers to be joyful in the fact that they were alive and urged them not to indulge in unwholesome activities in the name of celebrating Christmas.
Highpoint of the service was a thanksgiving session by the state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, and his family.
In an interview, Mr. Ukah, and his wife, Barr. Perpetual Ukah, said the family thanksgiving was a yearly ceremony to appreciate God for His goodness to the family.
A reception was later held for guests at the Okpanam residence of the Information Commissioner.
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As Christians the world over celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has urged them not to let the euphoria of the season becloud the essence of the celebration.
Mr. Ukah, in a goodwill message signed on his behalf by his Media Assistant, Mr. Sam Ijeh, in Asaba on Saturday reminded Christians that the season of the birth of Jesus Christ is to show love and tolerance among one another.
He called on religious leaders to continue to teach their subjects the importance of cultivating the spirit of peaceful coexistence irrespective of the circumstances.
The Commissioner for Information noted that at this time that the country is going through recession, serious prayers for divine guidance are needed for leaders at all levels.
He stressed that the prevailing economic realities facing the nation now will at last become a blessing in disguise as it has brought out the ingenuities in Nigerians in their bid to survive.
Mr. Ukah assured Deltans that the State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, will not renege on his campaign promises of prosperity for all as he determined to bring the dividends of democracy to the footsteps of the people.
He called on the people to be their brothers keepers and as much as possible avoid the pull-him-down syndrome, which he said is of no benefit to anybody.
The Commissioner for Information wished all Deltans a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year in advance.
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