The Deputy Chief Whip, Osun State House of Assembly, Hon. Gbenga Ogunkanmi has felicitated with Christians on the Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Hon. Ogunkami while speaking with newsmen in Osogbo on Friday, urged Christians to adopt the creed of Christ on faith, hope, and love,
He asked Nigerians to remain focused, determined, patient, and patriotic, with the confidence that 2021 would be a better year for Osun and the country at large.
“We must emulate the life of humility, service, compassion, patience, peace, and righteousness that the birth and ministry of Jesus Christ signified, that will be the best way to know Christ and celebrate his birth.”
The lawmaker admonished people to let the brotherly love continue and as well be ambassadors of good neighbourliness and unity among their fellow compatriots.
Ogunkanmi also cautioned Christians, in particular, to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, as stipulated by relevant authorities, during and after the yuletide, especially with the strain of the second wave of the virus.
The lawmaker who represents Ayedire State Constituency in the state parliament lauded the commitment of the Osun State Government in the battle against COVID-19, called on residents to support the efforts of the government to fight the deadly virus.
He, therefore, urged Christians to use the period to pray for the country wishing them a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Celebrations in advance.