President Muhammadu Buhari has insisted that Christians and Muslims in the country can flourish together.
He stated this in an opinion article which featured on Friday on Church Times, UK’s largest Anglican newspaper.
According to his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, the President also warned against politicising religion.
President Buhari, in the article, referenced a Biblical verse and stressed that Christians and Muslims share the same root even though their beliefs differ.
Read the article below:
IN 1844, the Revd Samuel Ajayi Crowther returned home to Yoruba land (now part of modern-day Nigeria). Twenty years earlier, he had been kidnapped and sold to European slave traders who were bound for the Americas. He was freed by an abolitionist naval patrol, and received by the Church Missionary Society. There, he found his calling.
Crowther made his voyage home to establish the first Anglican mission in Yoruba land. He…
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