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Muslim youths extend Easter gifts to Christain faithful

In the spirit of Easter celebration, Muslim youths in Kano has donated gift of ram and drinks to the Christian faithful in Gama community, Nassarawa local government area of Kano State.

The donations were made to the Christian community with the facilitation of Community Initiatives to Promote Peace, CIPP project and with the blessings of the District Head of Gama, Rabiu Isiyaku.

The youth leader and Chairman, Gama Community Peace Observer, Saleh Muhammad Bashir said they donated the gift to the Christian faith to build trust and strengthen the relationship between the faithful and restore the lost glories.

“When we were kids, we grew up together. We eat, play and attended the same schools. Along the line, we don’t know what causes the grudges between Muslims and Christians,” he said.

Responding, the Leader of the Christians, Evangelist Matthew Changnan described the gesture as a welcome development while urging the community members to shun religious segregation and come together as one for peace to reign.

Senior Programme Officer of Mercy Corp under the CIPP project, Emmanuel Bala said the Gama community was one of the four communities they are implementing the CIPP project in a bid to build trust, foster unity between Christians and Muslims.

The District Head of Gama, Rabiu Isiyaku commended the organizers for selecting his community for the CIPP project which he said will go a long way in promoting peaceful coexistence among his subjects.

Abdullahi Jalaluddeen

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