By Israel Bulus, Kaduna
The Kurama people who are found in Lere, Kubau, Kauru local government areas of Kaduna State and other parts of Northern Nigeria have come together to break Ramadan fast in Kaduna to foster peace, unity and love among their tribe in the State.
Chairman of the Kurama Federeted Kaduna branch, QS. Alhassan Magaji while fielding questions from Journalists on Sunday night in Kaduna, said the joint breaking of fast was to encouraged the Kurama people to embrace each other for a lasting peace and mutual coexisting irrespective religion.
He said the breaking of fast together with our Christian brothers was to also bring onboard the young ones to see how we’re leaving in peace with each other so that they’ll learn and consolidate on what we’ve built over the years.
” People must begin to see themselves as one irrespective of tribe or religion. You can change your religion but you can’t change your identity.
” We have encouraged the youth to remain united and never allow anybody to use religion or politics to divide them because they’re the engine room of our Society,” Alhassan said.
He added that the young ones will continue in the advancement of growth and development of the Kurama people and when they engage in occasions like this it will strengthen peaceful co-existence among them.
In his part, Mr. Haruna John Kurama who came all the from Portharcourt, said the breaking of fast by the Kurama Christians and Muslims is a yearly event that’s significant toward strengthening peace and harmony among their people.
” You could see i came for this exercise to show how important we’re as people irrespective of our religion, noting Nigerians must beging to look at ways that’ll promote peace in our various Communities.
” The Kurama people have never allow religion to divide them, rather they’ve mutual respect and understanding of freedom of religion and worship,” Haruna said.
Some of the Youths who spoke in different interviews noted that they’ve learnt a lesson from their elders looking at their relationship which was devoid of discrimination but purely show of love.
” As young people, we’ll continue in this direction of loving and respecting our Christians brothers for the sustaince of peace and development of our people.
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