Christian and Muslim leaders in Kaduna state have known as on their adherents to desist from conducts which are unbecoming of their religion however to embrace peace.
The leaders of the 2 main religions spoke at Sir Kashim Ibrahim Home, Kaduna, when Governor Nasir El-Rufai inaugurated the Home of Kaduna Household, a platform designed for leaders of religion to dialogue, work together and assume collective accountability for messages that help folks of religion to reside as peaceable and law-abiding residents.
Addressing the 22 senior Christian and Muslim clerics that attended the occasion on Thursday, Governor El-Rufai mentioned that range of religion shouldn’t be a cause for division and violent battle.
In keeping with governor El-Rufai, the choice to collect leaders of religion in a joint endeavour for peace and concord within the state displays the assumption that faith doesn’t need to divide.
He famous that the variety of religion could be a automobile for unity when adherents respect the best of each human being to life, liberty and livelihood, as creatures of God.
The governor appealed for the help of the leaders in making certain that the conduct of individuals extra intently mirrors the message of peace and compassion within the main religions.
The governor advised the gathering that Kaduna State has spent monumental monetary assets to help, equip and maintain federal safety businesses to offer peace within the final 5 years, observing that the assets may have been higher utilized for funding in lowering the human and bodily infrastructure deficits the state suffers from.
Governor El-Rufai defined that “Perception in God must compel folks of religion to cherish widespread humanity, and to face up for everyone, not simply the folks with whom they share a standard faith.”
He enjoined the folks of the state to work collectively to make sure that widespread adherence to faith interprets right into a broad constituency for peace, including that division and battle amidst intense religiosity isn’t the state’s future.
Twenty-two Muslim clerics and Christian clergymen attended the inauguration together with Archbishop Ali Buba Lamido of the Diocese of Wusasa, Bishop Timothy Yahaya, Rev. Professor Moses Audi and Rev Ishaya Adamu Jangado.
The remainder are Archbishop Mathew Manso’osoNdagoso, Bishop Julius Yakubu Kundi, Rev Barnabas Dogo and Archbishop Sunday OgaIdoko.
Others who attended are Apostle Emmanuel Nuhu Kure, Rev OlatubosunIshola James, Mrs Agatha Asabe Soji.
On the Muslim facet who attended are, Sheikh Dr Ahmad Abubakar Gumi, Dr Tukur Adam AlMannar, Dr Mohammed Suleiman, Sheikh AbdulkareemHashm and Malam Amin Alkasim.
Others on the occasion had been Malam Tahir Baba Ibrahim, Malam Yusuf Yakubu Al-Rigasiyyu, Sheikh Hamza Muhammad Lawal, Alhaji Mohammed Maruf Raji and Alhaji Sherrif Olutusin and Hajiya Fadila Musa attend.
The members from the Kaduna State Peace Fee included the chairman Most Revd. Josiah Idowu-Fearon, the Government Vice Chairman Priscilla Ankut and the Everlasting Commissioner Hajiya Khadija Hawajah.