Christians boycotted service in most churches in Kano as the world observed the Good Friday yesterday.

Some of the Christians attributed the development to fears arising from the recent luxury bus bomb blast that rocked the New Road Motor Park, during which no fewer than 30 people lost their lives.

Our correspondent, who visited some of the churches in the Kano metropolis, discovered that most of the seats were empty as worshippers preferred to remain at home to quietly mark the Good Friday.

In his sermon, Rev. Ebenezer Osadeyi of the First Baptist Church said since Jesus Christ died for mankind, believers should still have hope that things will get better.

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Still gripped by fear over the tragic incident, some Christians who spoke with our correspondent said it is better to celebrate the Easter alive, hence the need to boycott churches.

However, the cleric urged Christians in the country to resort to prayers, pointing out that Almighty God is the solution to all their problems and that they should have absolute faith in the Creator.

Christians, Osadeyi said, must always believe that Jesus Christ brings peace and reconciliation to mankind and as well grants them forgiveness.

He expressed optimism that the prevailing situation in the country would be over soon, “as long as we back our requests with prayers and submit them to the will of God.”

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