Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Ogun Speaker joins Christians to show love to needy

24 December 2012, 14:21

Abeokuta - The Speaker, Ogun House of Assembly, Mr Suraj Adekunbi, has enjoined Christians to use the festive period as a time for spiritual renewal by showing love to the needy.

Adekunbi said this in Abeokuta on Monday in a statement signed by the Information Officer, Mr Taoheed Lawal,  and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

While noting that Jesus Christ was an apostle of love, compassion and forgiveness, the speaker urged all Christians to imbibe and exhibit these virtues in their daily lives.

The speaker also urged all Nigerians to respect and tolerate one another, irrespective of tribal or religious beliefs, stressing that these were are essential ingredients for the nation’s socio-economic and political stability.

He expressed confidence that the nation would emerge stronger, in spite of the challenges confronting it, and urged Nigerians to continue to pray for the nation's development in all fields of human endeavour.

Adekunbi also pledged that those at the helm of affairs in all tiers of government would be more committed and work diligently to make life more meaningful for the populace.

''I want to assure you that government will be more committed to make life more meaningful for the citizens of this country.''

Tags ogun charity

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Cfleaf Cleaf
Acting ADSU VC suspends collectio...

The Acting Vice Chancellor of the Adamawa State University, Mubi, said that the University Senate under his administration has suspended the N1000 fees slammed on students for Entrepreneurship Programme. Read more...

Submitted by
Samson Chinedu Nwafor
Ebonyi Militants invasion: IGP or...

The Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Solomon Arase has ordered the deployment of armored boats to riverine areas in the boundary of Ebonyi and Cross River States to checkmate activities of hoodlums. Read more...

Submitted by
Peregrino Brimah
Buhari must investigate the Turke...

A senior adviser to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed shipments of weapons to Nigeria with the 50% government owned national Turkish airline, according to the leaked conversation. Read more...

Submitted by
Samson Chinedu Nwafor
Ebonyi govt budgets N3bn to rehab...

Ebonyi state government said it has budgeted three billion naira for the rehabilitation of natives of the state who are hawking in major cities across the country. Read more...

Submitted by
Samson Chinedu Nwafor
Pro-Biafra agitators reject South...

MASSOB, one of the Biafra secessionist groups on Wednesday rejected the Southeast Governors' resolutions arguing that they did not address the major issue behind their agitation.  Read more...

Submitted by
Don Tommy
Nnamdi Kanu - Beyond the propagan...

For anyone following events in Nigeria today, some of the things easily heard are Nnamdi Kanu and Radio Biafra was preaching hate but not too many take time to look at the message in detail. Read more...