Easter: DSS urges Nigerians to be vigilant, felicitates Christians

As Christians across the country celebrate Easter, the Department of State Services (DSS) has called on Nigerians to be vigilant and reports attempts to breach security to relevant law enforcement agencies.

The Service also advised celebrants to restrain from such behaviors as illicit drugs, excessive alcoholism as well as reject all forms of bigotry and other social vices during the ceremony.

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Communications, Department of State Services National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya, in a statement on Friday, implored them to renew their commitment to the peace, unity of Nigeria and work towards her inclusiveness.

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The Service felicitated with Christians on Easter celebrations.

The statement reads, “The Director General, Management and Staff of the Department of State Services (DSS) wish to felicitate the Christian faithful on the celebration of Easter.

“It also uses this opportunity to call on Nigerians to draw lessons from the forbearance and humility of Jesus Christ and apply the same in their daily affairs.

“The Service reminds them to use the event which illustrates sacrifice and forgiveness to refocus their love for one another, the nation and humanity at large.

“On this note, citizens are encouraged to adopt self-control, discipline and compassion in their dealings and conducts. The Service enjoins them to eschew bitterness, disloyalty, fake news, hate speech and violence.”

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