More than 200 Muslim youth volunteers are part of those protecting
Christians during church services to celebrate this year’s Christmas in
Kaduna, says Pastor Yohanna Buru.
Buru, a cleric of Christ
Evangelical Church, Sabon Tasha, Kaduna South, in an interview with NAN,
confirmed that over 200 Muslims were at his church to help protect the faithful from any attack during the church service.
According to him, the feat is the first of its kind after the series of crises that rocked the state in recent past.
“I really appreciate their love and care,’’ said the cleric.
said the essence of that was to protect the Christian worshippers as
part of effort to strengthen peaceful co-existence between Muslims and
Christians in the state.
The pastor expressed happiness over the protection given to them by the Muslim brothers.
noted the initiative was an indication that peace has come to stay in
the state, saying the measure will strengthen a lasting peace between
the two religions.
He also prayed God to continue to bring
about peace in the country the country, praying that other citizens
would emulate the gesture.
He urged Nigerians to learn to live in peace with one another irrespective of ethnic or religious differences.
The cleric said that peace was a major panacea to the positive development of any nation.