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Kaduna Church Awards Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, Another For 'Promoting Religious Tolerance, Peace' In Communities

The Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church (Christ the King Cathedral), in Kaduna State has honoured Islamic preacher, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi and Pastor Yohanna Buru, for "promoting harmony and tolerance" among the residents of the state.

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, the News Agency of Nigeria.

He said that the duo were recognised 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 large.

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