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Muslims attend Christmas service in Kaduna state (photos)

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In response to experiences, some Muslims in Kaduna State on Saturday joined Christians at Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention Ministry, Sabon Tasha, to have a good time Christmas.

This, based on the Normal Overseer of the ministry, was to foster love, peace and unity amongst residents within the state irrespective of faith.

The final overseer of the ministry, Pastor Yohanna Buru expressed satisfaction over the big turnout of Muslim imams and youth from seven northern states of Nigeria that attended this 12 months’s Christmas service.

That is the tenth 12 months the church has been internet hosting Muslims from numerous states for Christmas celebrations.

He stated, regardless of the insecurity bedevilling stability within the 19 northern states of Nigeria and outbreak of Omicron variant of COVID-19, coupled with the excessive price of transportation, lots of of Muslims, together with girls and kids, attended this 12 months’s Christmas morning service with the intention of strengthening good relationship, higher understanding, love and non secular tolerance.

He stated over 500 Muslims from Kaduna, Kano, Zamfara, Katsina, Abuja and Niger joined his church at as we speak’s Christmas service to advertise peace and unity, including that final 12 months, the variety of Muslims that attended the church service outnumbered Christians.

The cleric stated that each one the Muslims that attended the Christmas service had been from all Islamic sects, chopping throughout Tijjaniya, Shi’ite, Kadriyya and Sunni. simply as he additional added that “We should do not forget that we’re created by one God, and we’re the kids of Adam and Eve, and we each have our holy scriptures (Bible & Qur’an) from one God who guides us on the way to stay in peace and concord with one another.”

He expressed worries over elevated insecurity, day by day bloodshed, banditry, kidnapping, assault and ethno-religion killing throughout the North which has affected the area when it comes to training, agriculture, economic system, and all sectors of human improvement.

He added that the outbreak of ethno-religious disaster in some components of the Northern area has induced a severe setback to peace and stability of different sectors of improvement and therefore, the necessity for each Muslims and Christians to stay in peace and concord to make the area higher once more.

He prayed to Almighty God to convey an finish to the continual killing of harmless residents alongside highways and different villages whereas appreciating the efforts of states and the federal authorities within the deployment of safety in some troubled zones.

The Man of God prayed for Nigeria’s navy, police, and different volunteer para-military companies in direction of success in all their peace missions internationally.

He stated the church can’t overlook the contributions of a Muslim girl, Hajiya Ramatu Tijjani for the huge assist to widows and orphans.

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Responding, one of many Muslim students, Sheikh Ahmed Rufai stated that this isn’t the primary time of coming to have a good time Christmas together with his mates within the church

He stated, each Muslim the world over respect Jesus Christ and coming to the church to have a good time his delivery, makes him joyful.

He added that throughout the delivery of Prophet Mohammed, SAW, Pastor Yohanna Buru normally involves their mosques and celebrates the delivery of the Prophet with them.

He thanked the church for the free meal and different donations which the pastor shared to all of the Muslims that attended the church service.

He famous that coming to church and celebrating Christmas doesn’t make him a Christian, however to strengthen Christians and Muslims relationship for peace and unity amongst completely different faith-based organizations.

Equally, the District Head of Kurmin Mashi Kaduna, Alhaji Rabo Abdullahi, Kurmin Mashi Sabon Layi stated he’s joyful to see the variety of Muslim youth and Imams that attended the Christmas service.

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