2023: Muslims join Christians in Kaduna Church
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Muslim leaders and traditional rulers in Kaduna State have commenced moves to strengthen inter-religious harmony by joining worshippers at the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) Gospel Church, Lemu Road, Kaduna, on Sunday.
The Chairman, Community Relation Committee of the church, Senator Haruna Azee Zego, said the invitation extended to Muslims within their host community to worship with them was borne out of the love to sustain religious coexitence and commended the Muslim invitees for honouring for coming to the church.
“Their attendance was at the instance of the church in her efforts at strengthening religious harmony and peaceful coexistence among all, regardless of religious differences.
“Some of the Muslims who attended the church service were Nigeriens living within and around the community where the church is located,” he said.
Vanguard reports that traditional leaders, who attended the Sunday service, were the District Head of Barnawa, Alhaji Kabiru Zubairu; the Wakilin Shehu Borno, HRH Bata Madaki Auta, and Sarkin Dutse Alhaji Shuaibu Balarebe Abdullahi among others.
Among the Muslim leaders who were in the church and spoke on peaceful and religious coexistence were Sheihk Dahiru Abdullahi, Sheihk Dr. Hamisu Ya’u and Sheihk Shehu Ayotola.
They unanimously agreed that there is no basis whatsoever why Christians and Muslims to fight instead of being each other’s keepers.