- As part of the need for the promotion of peace and unity in the country irrespective of religious differences, Muslims attended this year’s Christmas services in Kaduna
- Pastor Yohanna Buru, the Overseer of Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention Ministry expressed deep satisfaction over the large turnout of Muslim faithful from 7 Northern states
- The cleric disclosed that this is the 10th year the church has been hosting Muslims from various states for the Christmas celebration
Kaduna state- In a move that seeks to strengthen a good relationship and unity among citizens in the country, hundreds of Muslims joined their Christian counterparts at a church service to celebrate Christmas in Kaduna state.
Daily Trust reports that the General Overseer Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention Ministry in Kaduna, Pastor Yohanna Buru, who received them expressed appreciation that they attended Christmas service at his church.
He said, despite insecurity challenges, COVID-19 and high cost of transportation still the Muslims, including women find time to attend the morning service with the aims of promoting peaceful co-existence and religious tolerance among Christians and non-Christians, Vanguard added.
It's an annual event
According to him, it is the 10th year the church hosted Muslims from various states on Christmas day.
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The cleric said all the Muslims that attended the Christmas service were from all Islamic sects, which include Tijjaniya, Shi’ites, Kadriyya and Sunni.
Heartwarming moment Shehu Sani shares Christmas hampers, video emerges
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that in what is described as a heart of gold, Senator Shehu Sani shared Christmas hampers to traffic wardens in Kaduna state.
As Nigerian Christians celebrate Christmas with billions of their counterparts across the globe, Sani deciciced to appreciate the officials while on duty.
Legit.ng gathered that the outspoken ex-lawmaker made this known on Saturday, December 25, in a post shared on his Facebook page. According to him, the officials never asked for it.
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The ugly incident happened on Saturday, December 25, when a Mercedes Benz MarcoPolo Luxury Bus crashed along the Sagamu-Benin-Ore expressway in Ogun state.
The bus crashed at about 12:20 am on Christmas day on Ososa bridge in the Odogbolu local government area of Ogun state.