…Felicitate With Christians At Easter
The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, FUNAAB, Prof. Kolawole Salako, has called on members of the university community, Christians in particular, and Nigerians in general, to live in harmony by embracing love and peace in the true spirit of Easter celebration.
In a release signed by FUNAAB’s Acting Head, Directorate of Public Relations, Prof. Salako in a goodwill message congratulated Christians in the university and the world at large for a successful completion of the lent, and felicitated with them on the celebration of Easter.
Prof. Salako charged staff and students of FUNAAB and the citizenry at large to shun rancour and acrimony, reiterating that the development and progress of FUNAAB and Nigeria in general, is tied to love and unity among individuals therein, irrespective of their political and religious affiliation.
Emphasizing that the whole essence of the Easter celebration is Christ’s selfless love and sacrifice to humanity through His death on the cross, and His resurrection thereafter, the Vice Chancellor urged Christians and Nigerians at large to imbibe the Easter spirit of love and sacrifice for the general good of the university and the society as a whole.
Prof. Salako commended members of the university community for religious harmony and peaceful co-existence, assuring that as their Vice-Chancellor, he will continue to promote the spirit of oneness through unwavering commitment to fairness, equity, justice and transparency, which are the cardinal objectives and mainstay of his administration’s 12-Point Agenda.
Urging members if the university community and the citizenry in general to compliment government’s efforts at combating the spread of COVID-19 by strictly adhering to medical protocols of avoiding high density gathering, especially while attending Easter picnics at religious and event centres, Prof Salako appealed for the maintenance of social distance and wearing of face masks.
He further reiterated his administration’s commitment to making the university safe for members of the academic community and guests by sustaining consistent fumigation of the nooks and crannies of the campus, provision of hand sanitizers, water and soaps and enforcing use of face masks.