Group to Mobilize 100,000 Preachers to offer Special Prayer & Fasting For World Peace.
A renewed call has been made by Christians cleric, Pastor Yohanna Buru on the need for both Christian and Muslim preachers across the 36 states of the federation to offer special prayer and fasting for peace and stability of the country.
The clergyman said the call became imperative following the need to commemorate the United Nations Interfaith Week and Harmony celebrated every first week of February globally to promote harmony between people regardless of tribe, religion and race.
The General Oversear, Christ Evangelical and life Intervention ministry in Sabon Tasha, Kaduna who invited Muslim clerics to his church ahead of the event said their target was to mobilise One hundred thousands Muslims and Christians across the federation to pray and fast for world Peace and unity.
He explained that the initiative was also to strengthen the Nigerian security architecture to enable security and paramilitary agencies over-come the challenges of insecurity such as: terrorism ,Armed banditry, Kidnapping and Cattle rustling in the country and the entire world.
Pastor Buru said the interfaith week of harmony is also a platform for Christians, muslims as well as traditional leaders to meet and interact on issues relating to religious Tolerance, better understanding, peace building and ways of empowering communities and groups with different skills to curb youth restiveness and vices that could affect peace and stability in the country.