It would be recalled that Easter is observed by Christians three days after Good Friday, it commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead; churches in Ibadan metropolis joined their counterparts to celebrate the day.
Many worshippers will celebrate the day with special church services, music, candlelight, flowers and the ringing of church bells.
One of the biggest festivals celebrated by millions of Christians worldwide is Easter, also known as Pascha.
"For by one sacrifice he has made ideal forever those who are being made holy".
"I am thankful that Jesus paid the price and died on my behalf but resurrected, I commit to do well and avoid sin with hope that I will see Him in eternal life", said Erenestine Mukakarisa, who prayed from Saint Michel Cathedral in Kigali.
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A celebratory mood was evident all over as choirs and praise and worship teams led faithful in declaring messages of victory.
"Let the joy of Easter spread in our hearts, in our families and in our country, Jesus is risen and death is conquered".
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ACF in its Easter message issued by the National Publicity Secretary, Malam Muhammad Ibrahim Biu, argued that the task of overcoming security challenges posed by kidnapping, insurgency, cattle rustling, banditry and the unnecessary clashes between various ethnic groups could not be left to government alone.
The governor said incidents of insurgency, banditry, armed robbery, kidnapping, corruption and many other crimes bedevilling our country could be addressed by prayers as well as inculcating in the youth the right Christian doctrines at early age.
He explained that the absence of Christ's body in the tomb showed that Jesus could not be contained in the dead and that gives Christians the hope for celebration because the God they worship is a God who lives.
According to him, people should make sacrifice for people who are in need just as Jesus Christ did for the salvation of mankind. Some of the Easter symbols are Easter eggs, Easter lilies, Easter lamb, Easter candles and Easter bunnies. You can download it HERE.