Al-Mustapha Preaches Peaceful Co-existence, Unity Among Muslims and Christians in NigeriaAgabus Pwanagba, Featured, Latest News, News Thursday, November 21st, 2013
Agabus Pwanagba, Jos
Maj Hamza Al-Mustapha, former chief security officer to late Head of State, Gen Sani Abacha on Thursday preached peace to youths and other members of the public in Plateau.
Al-Mustapha who preached the gospel of peace while addressing thousands of youths at Hill Station Hotel in Jos, said that both Muslims and Christians should learn to live together.
He said peace was necessary as Nigeria belonged to everybody.
“Both Muslim and Christian youths should unite so as to move the country to greater heights.
“The youths as the backbone of any society should not allow religion to divide them as they are stakeholders in nation building,” Al-Mustapha said
He urged Nigerians to work hard towards uniting the nation as they had no other country than Nigeria.
Al-Mustapha called on the elites from different parts of the country to always preach unity among Nigerians.
He urged them to stop making sentimental statements that would further divide the nation along ethnic and religious lines.
Al-Mustapha advised politicians, traditional rulers and opinion leaders to always advocate peaceful co-existence among their subjects without considering their ethnic or religious faith.
He appealed to the youths in Jos and other parts of the country to organise themselves as pressure groups in order to chat a new course for their future.
Earlier, Al-Mustapha visited the family of the first civilian governor of Plateau, Chief Solomon Lar where he consoled them over the demise of Lar one month ago.
He described the deceased as a political icon that had worked tirelessly for the emancipation of the common man in Plateau and the entire nation.
Al-Mustapha also visited the Christian Association of Nigeria and the Jamaatul Nasrul-Islam headquarters in Jos where he met the leaders and appealed to them to preach peace in the country.
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