World Unity Week 2023: Nigerian Cleric mobilises Scholars To Promote Peace And Harmony For The Week At Various Places of worship

A Non-Governmental Organization, Peace Revival and Reconciliation Foundation of Nigeria has commenced a ceaseless campaign and awareness creations to the general public on the importance of peace, unity and harmony among Nigerians. 

The National President of the Organization, Pastor Yohanna Buru in an interview with journalists in Kaduna North western Nigeria, said the importance of the which which start from 17th-24th June 2023, towards peacebuilding cannot be over emphasized.

"This is coming as the founder of the NGO  lead a  campaigns to mark the international week by visiting some Muslims scholars in the state to strengthening Christian and Muslims relationships throughout the week". 

Pastor Buru explained that the Week provides opportunity for Christians and Muslims with other religiouns and traditional leaders to meet, interact and deliberate on issues related to religious tolerance, better understanding, peace building and new ways of empowering communities and groups with different skills to resist activities related to violent extremism, gangsterism, cultism and other unlawful acts that affect peace stability in the country.

According to him, they are going to use radio, streaming some the evenys, television, newspapers, bloggers and social media to mobilise more Christian-Muslim scholars and other non believers to use the world unity week for the good of humanity.

“Our target is to communicate with 50,000 Muslims and Christians each through the media to use the week in spreading the message of peace, love, and forgiveness.

Buru called on all humanitarian NGOs  concerned civil society of Nigerian, Nigerian union of journalists, interfaith mediation center and individual volunteer peace ambassadors to equally joined the campaign at their communities 

Also, speaking Mallam Mohammed Sani Barnawa Kaduna thanked Pastor Yohanna Buru for mobilising large number of Christians and Muslims scholars to join the campaigns 

He called on government to always support any group or organization that promotes peace and unity in the country.

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