Pray for lasting peace in Nigeria, CJN charges Christians, Muslims at Easter, Ramadan
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, has rejoiced with Christians in the country and across the globe on this year’s Easter celebration. He also greeted Muslim faithful on the ongoing Ramadan fast.
In a statement, yesterday, Justice Ariwoola counselled both Christians and Muslims to use the two occasions to pray fervently for peace and tranquility in Nigeria.
The document, he personally signed, reads: “It is with gratitude to Almighty Allah, the most gracious, the most merciful, the most benevolent for His grace at this season when both Christians and Muslims all over the globe are fasting and calling on Almighty God for protection and blessings. I express my greetings to all.
“I am seizing this opportunity to thank my brother Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and our supporting staff for their unalloyed cooperation since the beginning of the current legal year of 2022/2023, which started in mid September 2022.
“I want to specifically appreciate and acknowledge my brother Justices, who have delivered 272 judgments in the normal civil, criminal and election-related appeals under immense pressure.
“We appreciate, adore and give glory to Almighty God, who has continued to keep us all in good health.
“I wish the Christian faithful a joyous Easter and the Muslim Ummah a rewarding Ramadan and happy Eid- el- Fitr.
“The Supreme Court is in Easter and Eid-el-Fitr vacation and will resume later this month.”