Senators seek religious harmony, peaceful coexistence

Sanni Onogu, Abuja


Chairman, Senate Committee on Cooperation and Integration in Africa/NEPAD, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, on Tuesday called for harmony between and among religious adherents in order to engender peace and unity in the country.

Also, Senator Solomon Adeola, the chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, urged Christians in particular and Nigerians in general to use the Christmas celebration to renew their faith in Jesus Christ as Saviour of Mankind and pray for peace and economic development of the country.

Nnamani, who represents Enugu East, in a statement, said religious harmony is necessary to have a common approach towards addressing underdevelopment in the country.

He said that the present time calls for unity of purpose towards tackling the issues facing Nigeria saying “we need to be on the same page in order to produce the desired result”.

He noted that Nigeria has had her fair share of ethno-religious conflicts in the past in which the nation lost millions…

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