The chairman of Kaduna State chapter Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Rev. Joseph Hayab, has congratulated Muslims all over the world at Eid-il-Kabir celebration, while urging Muslim to used the period in praying for the country, toward sustaining peace, unity and better understanding among different faith base organization.
Reverend Hayap stated this during an interview with the press as he congratulate Muslims to mark EIL-IL-Kabir celebration,
“We rejoice with our Muslim Brothers and sisters all over the world as they celebrate this year Eid Kabir. May this Eid bring fun, Happiness, God Endless Blessing and Fresh Love. Baraka de Sallah
He said, “This is a special celebration seasons to Muslims all over the world, we congratulate you and Barka da sallah”
Reverend Hayap said, May the glorious blessing of Allah fill your home and life with peace, good health and prosperity “happy eid-el-kabir celebration”
Similarly The general Overseer of Christ Evangelical and life intervention ministry Sabon Tasha in Kaduna, Pastor Yohanna Buru,in an interview with journalists this morning at his home has called on wealthy individuals, Politicians, Government and Islamic organization and council of Ulamas to equally assist the poor with food items and other eatables, so as to make them celebrate Sallah like every other Muslims with joy and happiness.
The Cleric ,urged Muslims to remember to share food stuff with The internally Displaced person”IDPs”at various Camp, prison inmates, physically challenged persons, almajirai and take some of the food to orphanage home in the spirit of the celebration.
Buru said, as always the church is preparing to feed hundreds of poor Muslims in the state to enabled them celebrate the day with joy and happiness like any other Muslims
“The church is planning to cook food and distribute to Physically challenged persons on the street and Orphanage home”
Buru added that ”we must remembered we are from one family,as Adam and eve were our original biological parents,”
“we are worshipping one God,and we all have our Holy books(Bible & Qur’an)
“We all believed in paradise and hell,therefore we must join hands to congratulate our Brothers”
He then called on parents to watch over the movement of their children’s, while calling on security to take strick major toward checkmating the activities of drugs dealers
“I wish you a blessed Eid-El-Kabir celebration, God’s protection and many happy returns”
Hajiya Ramatu Tijjani, who is an international interfaith professional in Nigeria expressed satisfaction over the sallah messages from Christians scholars to Muslims all over the world
She said, The world need peace and unity, therefore we must joined hand toward making the world a better place
She called on Federal and state government to be donating free food and other eatable items to the poor during Christmas and sallah celebration.
To further promote tolerance, unity and inter religious dialogue amongst all, Ramatu had called on the federal Government to create an institutes of comparatives studies in the country.
The creation of comparative studies centre she noted will held to facilitate the teachings and understanding of the holy books thereby helping to put an end to the ethno a religious crisis that is setting the entire northern Nigeria backward.
While commending the effort of Observatories pharos in France for helping African in promoting peace mission, she also appreciated the effort of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung from Germany and United state institute of peace for promoting religious tolerance in Africa
By Mike Odeh James | Kaduna, Nigeria