The Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN), in a press statement, issued on Monday, and signed by the General Secretary, Joseph Bade Daramola, has congratulated Muslim faithfuls across the nation, especially the Sultan of Sokoto and the Sultanate Council, on the celebration of this year’s Eid-El-Maulud, to commemorate the birth of Prophet Mohammed, (SAW).
“CAN felicitates with his Eminence, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, the Sultanate Council, all the Muslim leaders, and all Muslims nationwide.
CAN, while rejoicing with Islamic faithfuls, prayed that, ‘peace and tranquillity’, that will foster economic growth and development, be restored to the country.
“We rejoice with you all, and pray that God will continue to keep us one in His love, benevolence and mercy. It is also our prayer that the good Lord will bring back peace and tranquillity to this country, bind us together as one nation, and improve our economic growth and development.
With best wishes, the Christian body again said,
“We send the best wishes to our Muslim brothers and sisters from the Christian Association of Nigeria, on this year’s occasion of the birth of Prophet Mohammed (SAW).
The Association through the spokesperson, Joseph Bade Daramola, used the opportunity to appeal to, the “government at all levels, to double their efforts in stopping the menace of terrorism, and all banditry in Nigeria”, adding that, the government must exercise the political will, to end the insurgency ravaging the country.
“We seize this opportunity to urge the government at all levels to double their efforts in stopping the menace of terrorism and all banditry in Nigeria. The government must exercise the political will and pave way to the end of insurgency in the country.
This year’s Eid-El-Maulud, which falls on Tuesday, October 19, would be celebrated by Muslim faithfuls all over the world.