BUJUMBURA December 30th (ABP) – The President of the Republic, Mr. Évariste Ndayishimiye, honored with his presence the second day of the national thanksgiving prayer, on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, on the ground of the Kamenge secondary technical school (ETS), a check by ABP revealed.
Based on the word of God drawn from Revelation 8: 4-10 and Romans 13: 1-10, the Head of State reminded all Burundians to respect their senior leaders, because, the bible says that there is no authority that does not come from God, and the leaders that exist were instituted by God, reassured the President of the Republic.
On the same occasion, the Head of State reminded the administrative officials to be good leaders and to obey the order that God has established, because, he added, ” those who are against it will get punishment for themselves”.
The administrative officials are also called on to be characterized by love and cut short with bad behavior, including adultery and ethnicity, in order to make Burundi better in the year 2022 that we will soon begin, insisted the Head of State in his preaching.
In his homily, Bishop Déogratias Shimiyimana, based himself on the theme of the day “Muvyo dukora vyose, Imana ni Icabona” (In everything we do, God is our witness).
By referring to the scriptures found in Thessalonians chapter 2 verse 5, he showed the qualities of a good leader. For him, a leader must be courteous, loyal. They always avoid being a burden to others and perform their duties without hypocrisy, he said.
Moreover, he continued to say, a good leader does everything in righteousness and justice, while referring to the word of God. They help their people to make their dreams come true by giving good advice, Bishop Shimiyimana said.
He did not forget to point out that good leadership begins in the family.