According to the church, the food donated aimed at promoting peaceful co-existence between Muslims and Christians in the state. General Overseer of the church Pastor Yohanna Buru who led the delegation of Reverend, Pastors, Evangelist and church Elders to some Muslims communities they were their to render support to their brothers. “we must support our brothers and sisters with what to eat in this 30 days ,in view of the high cost of Food items in local market , so as to strengthen good relationship with Muslims, and promote religious Tolerance, better understanding among different faith base organizations in the state ” he said.
It was not the first time, the church is distributing foods stuffs to the needy Muslims in their holy sacred month of Ramadan, because last year, over 1,000 packaged food and drinks were distributed to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), destitute and widows and some prison inmates in the state. Pastor Buru pointed out clearly that, the reason why the church is helping the poor Muslims is because, “Both the Muslims and Christians were children’s of Adams and Eve “Biological parents”, Both Muslims and Christians believe in One God “Allah” both Muslims and Christians have holy books which are Bible and Qur’an, Both of them believed in life after death and both believed in paradise and hell, so we are all brothers and sisters, therefore we must support each other to live in peace and harmony” The clerics then appeal to marketers to think of meeting with Almighty God and the consequences of tripling prices of Food Commodities in the market during the holy month of Ramadan “I know Almighty God is not really happy with the negative activities of Nigerian marketers on their attitudinal change and behavior for taking every opportunity in this holy sacred month to doubled prices of foodstuff thereby extortion from Muslims observing their fasting at this season”.
Buru appealed to wealthy Muslims and Christians across the 36 states of Nigeria and government at all level to find means of assisting the poor ,most especially the widows and orphans with food to eat during this holy month of Ramadan for Allah blesses, Receiving the food items at the physically challenged person home at Kano road kaduna,Mallam Wanbai Isa who is the representative of the chairman of blind association in kaduna expressed satisfaction over the continuous food donation year-by-year by the Christians to the disabled person which is usually by pastor yohanna Mallam Wambai said every year Pastor Yohanna Buru and his members always remembered them and they usually come to them and donate food item to their members,adding that its only God that can reward Pastor Buru for coming to see them every years without showing them any sign of discrimination or stigmatization.
Also responding, Mallam Lawal Maduru,the chairman of Niggas Rehabilitation Centre in kaduna urged other religious clerics to emulate the good gestured of Pastor Buru Mallam Niggas concluded by saying that we must help one another to make Nigeria great irrespective of our ethno-religious, political differences. – See more at: http://www.theoslotimes.com/article/ramadan%3Achurch-shares-foodstuff-to-poor-muslims-in-kaduna#sthash.wcweXiFO.dpuf