Wike Urges FCT Residents To Reach Out At Easter


FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike, has called on FCT residents to sacrifice and reach out to the needy among them.

Wike made the call in a personally signed Easter message released to the media on Saturday.

The Minister charged residents to emulate the sacrificial virtues of Jesus Christ, who gave his life that others may live.

Parts of the message read: “On behalf of the FCT Administration, I extend my sincere felicitations to all residents of the Federal Capital Territory, especially the Christian faithful on this joyous occasion of Easter, which is a profound celebration of faith, sacrifice, and hope renewed.

“In the story of Easter, we find the ultimate symbol of sacrifice in the selfless act of Jesus Christ, who laid down his life for the redemption of humanity.

“Therefore, as we gather with our loved ones to commemorate this sacred occasion, let us pause to reflect on the significance of the celebration as a time for reaffirming our commitment to the values of compassion, forgiveness, and empathy.

“Let us, therefore, reach out to those in need, to offer a helping hand to the less fortunate, and spread kindness and goodwill wherever we go.”

The Minister noted that, regardless of background, cultural and religious differences, the FCT community was bound together by the values of tolerance and respect for each other,” he said.

Wike continued: “Permit me also to express my sincere gratitude to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, for his visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to the progress and development of our nation.”

“Under his guidance, we have embarked on a journey of transformation, driven by a renewed sense of hope and optimism. As residents of the FCT, let us keep faith with President Tinubu and his administration, and let us actively contribute to the realization of his vision for a better Nigeria,” he added.

The Minister, therefore, promised that the FCT Administration would continue to prioritize the welfare of residents.

“On our part, the FCT Administration remains deeply committed to ensuring the welfare and well-being of all residents. We are working tirelessly to address the various challenges facing the Territory, from security to infrastructure development and education as well as healthcare provision,” Wike stressed.

“Many of our interventions as many will attest to, are already yielding the desired results. However, I recognize that true progress can only be achieved through collective effort and collaboration,” he said.

“As we celebrate Easter with our families and loved ones, let us remember the true essence of this joyous occasion and embody the spirit of sacrifice, compassion, and renewal in all that we do,” the Minister reiterated.

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