Nigerian Church Provides Food, Other Items To Kaduna Muslims On Eid-el-Kabir Day

By Amos Tauna

Pastor Buru Presenting Food to Group of Beneficiaries

Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention Fellowship , Kaduna, in the spirit of togetherness and peaceful coexistence, extended hands of charity to Muslim inmates, destitute and Internally Displaced Persons,  IDPs, on Eid-el-Kabir day.

The General Overseer of the Church, Pastor Yohanna Buru, while providing food and other items, said the gesture was a way to encourage the Muslims in distress to take active part in the Sallah festivity.

While urging  good citizens of Nigeria to always help the under-privileged among them in the society anytime they are in a position to do so, he said there was the need  for wealthy individuals to make them happy and carry them along for the overall peace,  unity and development of the country.

“As Christian leaders, we share whatever we have to make every Nigerian happy on this special day, be

Pastor Buru Presenting Food to female Beneficiary

cause we are from one family of Adams and Eve, our Bible teaches us to assist the less privileged and the needy in the society,” he said.

 

He stressed the  need to straighten relationship between Muslims and Christians in the country, saying, “We are brothers and sisters and we must be united and live as one.”

Speaking on the importance of tolerance and peaceful coexistence amongst Christians and Muslims, Buru said the decision to  provided food for over 1000  street beggers, destitute, IDPs and some orphans in the state was aimed at creating a platform of expressing unity and love .

Receiving the Sallah Gift items at the destitute home at Kano Road Kaduna, Mallam Muntari saleh ,who is the Public Relations Officer of Northern Blind Forum, expressed satisfaction over what he described as “kind esture” by the Christian leaders that stormed their home.

Pastor Buru Presenting Food to a male Beneficiary

Muntari showered prayers of blessings upon the Pastor asking for continued provision from God so he could continue to extend same kindness to destitute in the country.

“No one remembered us today as the world is celebrating Eid-el-kabir only our neighbours the Christians. We are grateful that during every Sallah and even valentine’s day, the pastor and other clergymen do usually come and show us love,” he observed.

He called on other Islamic scholars to always remember them and refugees that are residing in Kaduna metropolis.

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