How over 30 Pastors joined Muslims in celebrating birth of Prophet Muhammad

How Pastors joined Muslims in celebrating birth of Prophet Muhammad

Over 30 pastors join Muslims in Jaduna on Saturday to celebrate the Birthday of Prophet Muhammad at the Ahmadu Bello stadium.

One Pastor Yohana Buru the General Overseer of Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention Ministry, Kaduna, Pastor Yohana Buru graced the occasion.

While speaking at the occasion before thousands of Muslims, the G.O said Maulud celebration provided the golden opportunity for Christians to meet, interact ,dialogue, discuss and exchange goodwill messages with their Muslims brothers in order to foster peace and unity in the country.

Buru who led over 30 pastors and reverends to the venue of the occasion congratulated the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad as well as Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi, Sheikh Ibrahim Yakubu Elzazzaky, and Khalifa Sunusi, Lamido Sanusi the leader of Tijjaniyya Islamic sect.

According to him, “they were in the stadium to also strengthen the good relationships between the followers of the two dominant religions(Islam and Christianity).

“We want to find a better ways of promoting peaceful co-existence and religious tolerance among the adherents of the different faiths.

“We must remember that we are created by one God, and we are the children’s of Adam and Eve, and we both have our holy scriptures (Bible and Qur’an) from One God which guided us on how to live in peace and harmony with each other.”

Buru however expressed worries over the increasing security problems bedevilling our country, especially in the North saying, the daily bloodshed, banditry, kidnapping, is affecting the Northern region badly in terms of access to education, agriculture, economy, tourism, sport, entertainment and all sectors of human development.

He called on Muslims and Christians to embark on ceaseless prayers for the nation while offering spacial prayers to all Nigerian security personnel for successful operations through out the country.

Earlier, one of the Islamic scholars, Sheikh Tukur Abdulsalam, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of Fityanul Islam of Nigeria emphasized on the need for peaceful understanding among the adherence of the two religions,calling on both Muslims and Christians to embrace the culture of forgiveness.

While commending Pastor Buru and his team for visiting them and joining them in celebrating the annual celebration, he said last year they equally participated and joined his church to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

Muslims representatives from Niger Republic, Cameron, Chad, Senegal, Ghana, Sudan, and Benin Republic attended this year’s Maulud in Kaduna.

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