By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja
The Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN), has urged Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) to proceed to warning extremists who are usually not grounded in Islam.
The actions of the extremists, CAN stated, is giving Islam a nasty identify.
The non secular physique gave the recommendation in his Eid-el-Fitr message to the NSCIA and Muslims.
CAN prayed that the aftermath of this 12 months’s Ramadan will usher in peace and unity into the nation.
In a press release, CAN Normal Secretary, Daramola Joseph stated: “The Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN) is rejoicing with the management of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and all Muslims within the nation as they have fun the profitable completion of this 12 months’s Ramadan. We want you all Ramadan Mubarak.
“We’re not unaware that your fasting was in obedience to the divine directive: “O you who’ve believed, decreed upon you is fasting because it was decreed upon these earlier than you that you could be grow to be righteous” — Surat Al-Baqarah 2:183. Might God reply all of your godly prayers supplied all through the month.
”We attraction to the management of NSCIA to proceed to advise and warning the extremists who are usually not effectively grounded in the religion and whose depraved and ungodly actions are giving dangerous names to Islam. It’s trite to know that no godly particular person will interact within the promotion of violence, kidnapping, banditry and terrorism or determine with the perpetrators.
CAN vowed to not relent in selling non secular tolerance, peace and unity within the nation and genuinely collaborate with NSCIA.
“We stay companions in peace making. Allow us to proceed working collectively for peace, unity and progress of the nation.
”Our coronary heart goes to the households and mates of those that are bereaved particularly because of mindless and unwarranted killings within the nation,” CAN stated.