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Muslims visit church to celebrate Christmas in Nasarawa



Some Muslims, members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria known as Shia, Nasarawa State yesterday celebrated Christmas with Evangelical Reformed Church of Christ (ERCC), Graceland Lafia, Nasarawa State.

Muslims visit church to celebrate Christmas in Nasarawa
Muslims visit church to celebrate Christmas in Nasarawa

Leader of the Islamic group, Mallam Muhammad Amin submitted that they were at the church to pray for the healing of the country and Nasarawa State in particular as well as rejoice with Christians on the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.

Mallam Amin noted that the birth of Jesus Christ was significant to mankind hence the need for them to rejoice together in love as its enshrined in the Holy Books.
Also speaking, Mallama Zainab Mohammed said there is no discrimination in worshipping God hence people of the world  should tolerate one another irrespective of their religion differences.
Senior Pastor in charge of the Church, Very Reverend Habila Anthony, earlier announced the arrival of the Shietes members saying, their visit was genuine and urged the members not to panic.
Rev. Habila Anthony described the visit by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria to the Church as a sign of unity and love that the both religion preaches.
Though the Islamic brethren were seen seating outside the Church due to COVID-19 protocols wearing their face masks as well.
The worship of the Islamic group’s followers in the Church would go a long way in  reducing bigotry in the world.

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