The President, Vision Africa International and Co-chair Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace, Bishop Dr. Sunday Onuoha, has described Easter as a period of hope, calling on the Federal Government to give hope to Leah Shuaibu who is still under Boko Haram’s captivity.
The Methodist Bishop in his Easter message titled “Easter, A Season of Hope”, said the season can only make meaning to majority of Nigerians if the poor young girl Leah Shuaibu who has been dehumanized, tortured and ostracized, is freed from her captors and re-united with her family.
The Global Peace Award Winner 2013, said since Easter signifies freedom from pain and torture, many Nigerians are pleading with the Federal Government to channel resources towards freeing Leah whose fate has been shattered, adding that to many, Easter can only make meaning if this feat is achieved.
Bishop Dr. Onuoha, also urged Nigerians irrespective of faith, language, creed to pray for the continued peace of the country, stressing that Nigeria is passing through turbulent moments which require prayers from all and sundry for it to be surmounted.
He advised Nigerians to celebrate with decorum, bearing in mind that the season is not a time to throw parties around, but a time to commit all the problems bedevilling the country into God’s care.