Adamawa CAN, Muslim council collaborate to Foster peace and unity


Adamawa CAN, Muslim council collaborate to Foster peace and unity

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The Christian Association of Nigeria CAN, Adamawa state Chapter has solicited for strong ties with it’s Muslim Council counterpart in fostering unity among the diverse ethnic groups in the state as well as supporting Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri in reinventing the state.

The Acting Chairman of the Association, Reverend Gambo Bupwatda who led other officials to the Muslim Council Secretariat in Yola said, the visit is part of the first assignment by the executives in solidifying the existing relationship between the two religious bodies.

Reverend Gambo Bupwatda highlighted that religious bodies are integral part of governance as they lead unprecedented followership hence the need for closer collaboration.

The man of God particularly requested for their support and prayers in executing the assignment before the new leadership of conducting the most transparent election within the prescribed period.

He further suggested for a workable advisory role to the Government considering the high cost of living which may adversely affect the peace Enterprise being enjoyed by the good citizens of Adamawa state.

Responding, the Chairman Muslim Council,Adamawa state, Mallam Gambo Jika who was visibly elated by the visit commended the new leadership of CAN for considering the Council as first point of call.
He quickly advocated for the two religious bodies to dig out the remote and immediate reasons behind the persistent hike in food items in markets as it could be attributed to speculations.

Other areas he emphasized were activities of the dreaded ‘Shila boys’, and drug addiction by even married women as these are reliable indices of restiveness in the society.

Mallam Gambo Jika further called for prayers for the success of Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri’s led administration as well as a prevailing peace in the state.