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Sheikh Gummi, Pastor Buru honoured as African peace icons


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The Cherubim and Seraphim Movement (Christ the King Cathedral, in Kaduna has honoured, Sheikh Ahmed Gummi and Pastor Yohanna Buru as African Peace Icons for promoting harmony and tolerance among the people.

According to Pastor Christopher Solomon of the Church, the selection of Messrs Gummi and Buru was a result of their remarkable contributions to humanity and their dedicated efforts towards peace.

He said that the duo was recognized as ‘Peace Ambassadors’ for their unwavering commitment to peace-building in the state.

“Their efforts in promoting religious tolerance and fostering better understanding have played a significant role in mitigating religious extremism and attacks among adherents of different faith-based organizations,” he said.

In response, while receiving the honours the award recipients expressed their gratitude to the Almighty God for the honour bestowed upon them.

Messrs Buru and Gummi also called upon Muslims and Christians to consistently live in peace and harmony with one another.

They appealed to both the state and Federal Governments to address the prevailing security challenges affecting various sectors of human endeavors while thanking the organizers for the recognition.

The awardees also prayed for peace and stability in the state and the country at large.



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