Otunba Adewunmi Oriyomi Onanuga otherwise known as Ijaya, the honourable representing Remo Federal Constituency has described Easter Sunday as a day on which Christians around the world observe the commemoration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The day (Sunday) is observed on the third day of his crucifixion and is a significant event in the Christian faith, she said.
For Christians, the death of Jesus Christ on the cross represents the ultimate sacrifice made for the forgiveness of sins. It is believed that through his death, Christ atoned for the sins of humanity and provided a way for believers to have eternal life.
Ijaya considered Easter Sunday a “repentance day” because of the ultimate sacrifice made by Jesus, which opened the way for salvation and reconciliation between God and humanity.
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According to Bible, the Jewish religious leaders who condemned Jesus to death for claiming to be the son of God and king of the Jews brought him to Romans for sentencing on this day. Before the execution, Jesus went through extreme torture and was forced to carry a heavy wooden cross through a mocking crowd. Finally, Jesus was nailed to the cross by his wrists and feet, where he died later.
On this note, she implore the good people of Remo Constituents to wake up to unison, adding that every storms shall be over and a renew hope shall be restored in a no distance time with President Elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as our next president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“May the blessing of God be always upon us. “On this day, our Lord made a great sacrifice and freed us all from sins after his resurrection. May the love of Jesus fill our heart…