Religious scholars have urged politicians to desist from using religious sentiments to manipulate, divide and/or destroy the country.
They made the appeal while speaking at the 7th Annual Interfaith Dialogue organised by the Lugbe Muslim Ummah Islamic Trust, The Centre for Multireligious Dialogue and Straightway Gospel Ministry, Jos, in Lugbe – Abuja.
The theme for the 2019 forum was tagged ”Let us reason together”
In their separate presentations, the religious scholars stressed that politicians must think of life beyond this world.
Malam Muhammad Manga, the Director, Centre for Multireligious Dialogue, Abuja, described politicians as selfish and greedy people who do not think of the masses and the country.
Manga, who explained that the aim of the dialogue was to foster unity and peaceful coexistence among Christians and Muslims, stressed that both religions worship the same God.
While noting that people must stop hiding under religion to perpetrate evil,…