- A Muslim woman in Kaduna, Hajia Ramatu, donated Christmas tree for the decoration of the state CAN chairman's house
- Ramatu said she usually took advantage of the season's opportunity to spread the message of love, peace, unity and togetherness between Muslims and Christians in the state
- The CAN chairman, Reverend Hayap, appreciated Ramatu's gesture, describing her as a kind woman.
In a bid to promote religious tolerance and peaceful relations, Hajia Ramatu, a Muslim woman, has donated Christmas tree for the decoration of the residence of Kaduna state chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Reverend John Joseph Hayap.
Vanguard reports that Ramatu expressed happiness for having the chance to donate the gift to the Christain cleric.
Legit.ng gathers that the young Muslim woman made her feelings known shortly after decorating the house with Christmas tree, light, stocking, garment and, ornament with the family of the CAN leader.
Ramatu described Hayap as a man of peace, trust and integrity, saying the Christmas tree gift is a way of appreciating his peacebuilding efforts in Northern Nigeria.
Her words: “I came to the house of the CAN chairman to decorate the house, in order to beautify the home with Christmas Tree, Light, wreaths, stocking, garment, ornament.
“Christmas provides an opportunity for Muslims to demonstrate to their Christian neighbours that Islam is a faith of peace, love and unity."
Ramatu said she usually took advantage of the season's opportunity to spread the message of love, peace, unity and togetherness between Muslims and Christians in the state.
The Muslim woman who is a specialist in peace and conflict prevention in Nigeria said she usually buys Christmas trees and donate to her friends and family in Nigeria and outside during the season.
She added that she donates foodstuffs to Christian widows and clothes for orphans in order to celebrate the season with joy and happiness like any other Christians across the planet.
Ramatu also said she is planning to cook for Christian destitute and some prison inmates, in order to make them feel happy like any other Christian during Christmas.
Speaking on Ramatu's gesture, Reverend Hayap expressed his appreciation, saying she is a kind woman.
He also called on Muslim and Christian to live in peace and harmony.
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Meanwhile, few days to Christmas, Israeli religious archaeologists said they have found where the stone that held the Ark of Covenant sat more than 3,000 years ago.
The researchers who are from Tel Aviv University claimed they discovered the 3,100-year-old temple near the present town of Beit Shemesh, Daily Mail reports.
It should be noted that according to religious teachings, the Ark carried the 10 Commandments received by Moses on Mount Sinai.
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