NEWSDAILYNIGERIA– Ramadan period is a time for sober reflection and worship that is why Pastor Yohanna Buru, a Christian cleric has gone to felicitate with Muslim colleagues especially clerics by providing them beverage and words of encouragement in order to show love from adherents of both religion.
The event which was graced by well wishers saw the christian cleric paying a courtesy visit to his Muslim colleague at Nasarawa a suburb of Kaduna metroplis.
Pastor Buru said the house-to-house beverages distribution is aimed at strengthening the Christian-Muslim clerics relationship.
Pastor Buru, who is the General Over-Seer Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention Ministry, in Sabon Tasha, Kaduna state said that such distribution of baverages to muslims scholors will be done across the state
According to him “this is to strengthen Christians-Muslims- clerics relationship, and to promote better understanding, religious tolerance and to enhance co-existance among them.”
Buru who said that the beverage distribution to some Muslims scholars at Nasarawa –kakuri kaduna south added that the reason is for the scholars to be more dedicated in their prayers for peace and stability in the country.
“There is need to strengthening them in this 30 days fasting and prayers so that they can pray to Almighty God to bring an end to insecurity and other challenges bedeviling peace and stability in the country.
“The continuous attack by bandit,kidnapper and terrorist in northern Nigeria is a total setback for economic,education,agricultute, and all aspect of human endeavor,hence the need to join hand with our Muslim brothers to used the 30 days fasting in praying to God to solve Nigeria problems.”
He added that “there is need to strengthening good relationship with our Muslims brothers that is why we share parkages of Liptoms,Milks,Sugar and other gift so as to enhance good relationship,” he said.
He said, that the Ramadan period provide an opportunity for Christians to strengthen good relationship with their neighoubour
“This is house to house visit with the aims of sthrenthening Christians and Muslim scholar to promote peace and unityin order to teach their followers ways of accommodating and tolerating each other to live in peace and harmony
“we are one family under God,
“we must be kind to our neighbor”
Responding sheikh Abdullahi Ahmad, popularly known as mudaris thanked Pastor Buru for great gesture adding that such efforts will go along way in building unity among the adherents of both religion.
He called on Nigerians to always pray for the country so that all the ills bedevilling the can be surmounted.
He also called on adherents of both religion to love one another as all the religion preach peace and brotherliness