Defence Chief Harps on Inter-Faith Tolerance to Promote Peaceful Co-existence

.... as Chief Imam of Abuja National Mosque calls for religious tolerance

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Christopher Gwabin Musa has acknowledged the roles of religious leaders towards building inter-faith tolerance regardless of affiliation, adding that this will promote peaceful co-existence among Nigerians. 

General Musa said this today Wednesday 9 August 2023 when the Chief Imam of Abuja National Mosque, Sheikh Professor Ibrahim Ahmad Magari paid him a courtesy call at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja. 

The CDS thanked the Chief Imam for the visit and applauded him for his efforts in preaching the importance of peace in the country. 

The CDS noted that unity and tolerance are crucial values required to ensure peace and tolerance in a multi-religious society like Nigeria

Earlier in his remarks, the Chief Imam commended the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) for their contribution to nation building, while congratulating the CDS on his well deserved appointment and promotion by the Commander in Chief Armed Forces of Nigeria, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Group Capt O O Ademosu in a statement said Sheikh Professor Magari also called for religious tolerance as well as peaceful co-existence among different groups in Nigeria. He added that a peace Building Centre has been established to train Islamic clerics on promotion of peace. 

Post a Comment

Previous Post Next Post