“There are better synergy and understanding among adherents of all religion in the country, particularly Christians and Muslims in that we achieve a more united and prosperous nation”
This was the part of the message the Presiding Bishop of the Resurrection Praise International Ministries for Africa Aka Jehovah sharp shape Archbishop Samson Benjamin Mustapha submitted in celebrating Muslims during the eid-fitr.
Bishop Samson said there was the need for more religious tolerance and harmony at the this period in our national life to build bridges of love, peace and mutual respect for one another.
“There is the need to shun all negative tendencies capable of fueling disaffection and acrimony between adherents of the various religions in the country”.
In a statement signed by his Director of Media Communication Hyacinth chinweuba said the Archbishop facilitate with Muslims across the country on the occasion of Ramadan festival, urging them to always commit themselves to the pursuance of peace and total submission to the will of God as preached by the prophet himself.
At this auspicious occasion season of Ramadan, I wish to convey my sincere facilitation to my Muslims brothers and sisters across the country on the successful completion of this year’s Ramadan fast.
“While admonishing you all to allow the spirit of love, charity and the total submission to the will of God which you all exhibited throughout the Ramadan season in leading you, such virtues are no doubt essential in the life of every citizen of this country in their resolve making Nigeria a more prosperous country”.
“As we acknowledge the enormous sacrifice made by the faithful these past weeks by staying at away from their places of worship in adherence to total to the physical distancing guidelines for the containment of COVID-19, I urge you to continue to exercise patient while appreciating you to continue to cooperate with the presidential Task Force on Covid-19 in helping them stem the tide of the spread of the virus”
Archbishop Samson prayed God for a speedy end of the pandemic across the world while calling on Nigerians to continue to live together in harmony irrespective of religion, tribe and political affiliation.