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Ekiti dep gov tasks Muslims to guide against religious intolerance

THE Ekiti State deputy governor, Chief Monisade Afuye, has appealed to Muslims to guard against religious intolerance and work hard to promote and peaceful coexistence to strengthen the unity among Nigerians.

Afuye saluted the faithful for their contributions to the nation’s development and spiritual growth, saying their Spartan lifestyles and belief in love and generosity (zakat) had helped in fighting poverty among the citizens.

The deputy governor said this on Wednesday while distributing food items to Yoruba Muslims and Hausa residents of Shasha Market in Ikere-Ekiti, in the spirit of the Ramadan season.

A statement by her Special Assistant (Media), Victor Ogunje, said Mrs Afuye exhibited similar gesture on Monday at the Ansar-Ud-Deen Mosque in Ado Ekiti, where hundreds of Muslims benefited.

Addressing the Muslim faithful, the deputy governor stated that the country is currently thirsty for enduring peace to surmount multifaceted crises, noting that no nation can progress in an atmosphere of war.

Mrs Afuye stressed that Muslims embracing the Ramadan lessons of tolerance, sacrifice, generosity and piety would help in taming the pervasive corruption and pilfering of the country’s wealth by privileged individuals.

Prevail Inegbenose

Prevail Inegbenose is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Spark Media & Entertainment Ventures, the Publisher of Spark News Daily - Nigeria's most sought-after online newspaper in Government, Politics, Sport, Entertainment and Religion. Prevail Inegbenose studied Mass Communication from the prestigious Auchi Polytechnic Auchi and graduated in 2007. He is an experienced journalist with 16 years of active and practical journalism. Prevail Inegbenose is the Lead Pastor, House of God Int'l - Rest Tabernacle, Abuja - Nigeria. Tel: 08039564796.

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