Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has commended the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs(NSCIA) for promoting interfaith peace, harmony and tolerance.
NAN reports that Osinbajo gave the commendation on Friday while declaring open a three-day General Assembly/National Executive Meeting (NEC) meeting of NSCIA at the Central Mosque, Abuja.
He said the council not only promoted solidarity among Nigerians, but it also served as an important intermediary between government and Muslim community and between Muslims and persons of other faith.
“As the highest decision making body of the council, I offer to you this morning both a commendation and a challenge.
“First, the commendation to you for the great leadership you have shown in galvanising the Muslim community in Nigeria…