Church honours Sheikh Gumi for promoting peace in Kaduna

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Church honours Sheikh Gumi for promoting peace in Kaduna

The Cherubim and Seraphim Movement (Christ the King Cathedral, in Kaduna has honoured African Peace Icons, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi and Pastor Yohanna Buru, for promoting harmony and tolerance among the people.

According to Pastor Christopher Solomon of the Church, the selection of Gumi and Buru was a result of their remarkable contributions to humanity and their dedicated efforts towards peace, NAN reports.

He said that the duo were recognized as ‘Peace Ambassadors’ for their unwavering commitment to peace-building in the state.

“Their efforts in promoting religious tolerance and fostering better understanding have played a significant role in mitigating religious extremism and attacks among adherents of different faith-based organizations,” he said.

In response, while receiving the honours the award recipients expressed their gratitude to the Almighty God for the honour bestowed upon them.

Buru and Gumi also called upon Muslims and Christians to consistently live in peace and harmony with one another.

They appealed to both the state and Federal Governments to address the prevailing security challenges affecting various sectors of human endeavors while thanking the organizers for the recognition.

The awardees also prayed for peace and stability in the state and the country at 

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