Easter Celebration: Comrade Grace Ike Urges Journalists To Be Resilience, As Nigeria Will Rise Giant Again

…. Highlights Women’s Role In Easter, Nation Building

Amidst the prevailing hardship and austerity facing the country and journalists alike, the Chairperson of the House of Representatives Press Corps, Comrade Grace Ike on Sunday urged Journalists to be resilience and keep the hope alive, saying that Nigeria will rise giant again.

This was contained in her message on the significance of the Easter celebration which was made available to news men in Abuja

Comrade Ike who is also the Vice Chairman of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Council extended warm greetings to journalists in Abuja and beyond and urged them not to lose faith, assuring that brighter days were on the horizon.

She emphasized Easter as a time symbolizing renewal, hope, and the triumph of light over darkness, saying the same thing was about to happen to Nigeria as a nation in due course.

According to the statement, while acknowledging the challenges journalists currently facing, including dwindling resources and threats against press freedom, Ike encouraged perseverance in the face of adversity.

Drawing inspiration from the Easter story, Ike underscored the importance of unity and commitment to truth and integrity in overcoming obstacles.

Comrade Ike who particularly acknowledged the vital role of female journalists, expressed gratitude for their contributions and highlighting their significance in the Easter narrative.

While referring to the Gospel of John 11:25, Ike reflected on Jesus’ proclamation of himself as the source of eternal life and hope Ike emphasized the symbolic role of women in the Easter celebration, citing their faith, perseverance, and resilience.

According to her,“as the first witnesses to Jesus’ resurrection, women exemplify the message of hope and salvation, embodying faithfulness and devotion despite challenges,” .

She therefore called on journalists to remain steadfast in their dedication to informing the public and holding power to account.

While emphasizing the enduring message of faith, perseverance, and unity embodied by Easter, the union leader urged all to look ahead with hope and determination.


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