Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has felicitated with the Christian community in Nigeria on the occasion of this year’s Christmas festival, admonishing them to imbibe the spirit of togetherness, peaceful co-existence and love towards one another which the birth Jesus Christ represents.
The governor, in his goodwill message, said that Nigerians could only thrive and the country achieves the desired greatness in an atmosphere of peace and love.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media, Dr. Festus Adedayo, Sen. Ajimobi also called on members of the political class to exhibit high sense of political maturity and nationalism in their conducts, preparatory to the forthcoming general elections.
According to him, aspirants vying for political office and who truly believe they are in the race to serve the people should not be involved in violence and bloodshed in their quest at realizing their ambition.
He also warned those bent on fomenting trouble in Oyo state under whatever guise to have a re-think, saying that they would be dealt with in accordance with the law.
While congratulating Christians on the occasion, Governor Ajimobi urged them to use the occasion of Christmas to pray for the peace, progress, economic emancipation of the country and success of the forthcoming general elections.
The governor admonished Christians to continue to exhibit love towards their fellow human beings and re-dedicate themselves to the service of humanity as exhibited by Jesus Christ during his earthly ministration.