This is contained in the First Couple’s Easter message as Malawians joins the global Christian community celebrating this year’s Easter.
“Jesus sacrificed his life for the good of human kind and in obedience to the wish of the Almighty God.
“To this end, the President and the First Lady invite Malawians to use this occasion to reflect deeply on their spiritual standing. The President and the First Lady hope that Christians in Malawi will use this Easter to strengthen their spiritual lives.
“The First Couple appeals to Malawians to draw lessons from Jesus’ selflessness and dedicate themselves to our national goal to improve the quality of life of all Malawians. As Jesus showed, it is possible for us to defeat evil among us and take Malawi to prosperity,” reads a statement signed by Presidentail Spokesperson and Press Secretary Mgeme Kalilani.
In the statement, the President and the First Lady further urged religious leaders to use this occasion to preach peace, love and unity among all Malawians.
During Easter, Christians commemorate the trials and tribulations of Jesus Christ, his death on the Cross and then his triumph over evil through the resurrection.