Kaduna Church Donates Materials To Rebuild Burnt Mosque

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File photo: L-R: Pastor Yohanna Buru with Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi during the traditional Iftar alongside other Christians clerics at Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi's House In Kaduna on Tuesday May 28, 2019. Photo; BASHIR BELLO DOLLARS

By; JULIANA KATUNG, Kaduna

The general overseer of Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention Ministry, Sabon Tasha, Kaduna,  Pastor Yohannu Buru  has donated plenty -plastic kettles and praying mats to the Chief Imam of Fulani Road, a  rebuilt -burnt mosque at Tudun Wada Kaduna over a fire incident.

The donation is aimed at  promoting peaceful co-existence, religious tolerance, love and better understanding among different faith based organizations in Kaduna State.

According to general overseer, the donation is  also geared towards  strengthening relationship between Christians and Muslims and to commiserate  with them over the incident.

Buru said they were there  seven  months ago to comminserate  with the chief imam and the Muslim ummah after the fire incident  that destroyed the Arabic school and the mosque on the same night.

He called on other wealthy Muslims peace NGOS and state government to equally support the mosque and the Islamic school with other necessary materials.

Buru also  called on Muslims and Christians to all pray for peace  in the state, while calling on all scholars to put more efforts into praying to God to bring an end to insecurity challenges that are affecting all sectors of human development.

“We all must remember that we are from same parents (Adam and Eve) and we all worship one God.


“We must remember that we are one family under God.

Responding,  the Chief Imam, Sheikh Salihu Mai Barota  expressed happiness over the donation by pastor Yohanna and his members.

According to him,  “the fire out break  destroyed five Islamic classes  and the mosque but glory be to Allah,  we were able to rebuild the mosque and fix it back to its place.”

He said, this is not the first time Pastor  Yohanna is visiting him at his mosque to strength Muslims-Christians–Clerics relationship in order to promote peace and unity.

The Imam thanked the pastor and his entourage for the kind gesture and called on Muslim and Christian youth to be tolerant.

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