A head of the Scottish interfaith week which start from 13th -20th November 2022 , A Nigerian peace ambassador and also an international- interfaith specialist from northern Nigeria , Hajiya Ramatu Tijjani, has visited the church of Christ evangelical and life intervention ministry sabon Tasha kaduna south ,with the aims of donating series of gifts to church workers which include The best chorister in the band, children choir,best pastor and intercessory women of the ministry .
Adding that the theme of whole week event this year is telling stories about the significant of
Forgiveness, tolerance, peace,love, and unity and how should some people learned from each other on tolerance.
According to her ,the aims of the international harmony week is to strengthen good inter-faith relations, increase awareness of different and distinct faith communities and increase better understanding between people of religious and non-religious belief all over the world.
Ramatu always visit church as a Muslim woman to help widows and orphans with motivational books, bibles and other humanitarian services especially to victims of ethno-religious ,political attacks.
(she donated these motivational books to the winners to sthrenthening interreligious tolerance and better understanding among different faith base organization in the country)
The gifts include motivational books given to the best members in the various departments of the church; the worker’s department, the choir and children’s departments, the ministers and the women’s fellowship.
Recognizing the imperative need for dialogue among different faiths and religions to enhance mutual understanding, harmony and cooperation among people, Hajiya Ramatu says, the 7 days event provide a golden opportunity for people of different faith to promote religious tolerance,peace and unity, in order to live in peace and harmony irrespective of tribe, culture, religion and regional difference.
While stressing that Through storytelling we can step into each other’s worlds for a moment – through a poem, a song or a photograph. Stories enable us to break down barriers, challenge stereotypes and start important conversations.
She said, she choices to donate gifts to these church workers because of the commitment they do and other members.
The peace ambassador says, she is going to used the week through taking many peace Campaign to mosques,markets,train and railway station and meet with many youth clubs in the communities
The peace ambassador added that she is hoping one day to be at Scotland to learned many other ways of promoting peace and harmony among the adherence of different faith base organization in the country.
She expressed delight for the initiator of the faith base week in Scotland,
She vowed extending the Scotland interfaith week in Nigeria, so as to promote peaceful coexistence amongst the adherence of different faith base organization in the country
Responding pastor yohanna buru, who is the general over seer of the church expressed appreciation to her, while emphasizing that this is not the first time ,she is coming to the church and donating many things to the orphans and widows of the church
The Christian cleric says, the church cannot forget the free donation of Holy Books and other study materials she did some times back
Buru ended by saying , Scottish Interfaith Week was established by Interfaith Scotland in 2004. As the national interfaith organisation for Scotland,
Interfaith Scotland works to ensure good relations between the diverse religion and belief communities of
Scotland and also to share good practice in interfaith dialogue, education, engagement and training nationally and internationally
While stressing that he has mobilizes over 100,000 Christian and muslims clerics with traditional believers through different media organization which include Television, Radio, and news papers and also on social network to support the country with prayers ,for God to bring an end to the fight against Banditry,terrorism,kidnapping,cattle rustling, and ethno-religious political killing that is causing serious problems in the northern part of the country
church from north western Nigeria mark its 10 years of anniversary through using its monthly meeting, Campaign, dialogues , round table -talk , school debate ,quiz competitions, street- shows, advocacy programs , endurance trekking, consultation with various religious groups in the country ,with the aims of promoting peaceful co-existence and interreligious Tolerance among different faith base organization across the 19 northern states of Nigeria ,
One of the recipient of the gift Denis buru thank the Muslim for taking the courage of promoting Scotland interfaith week in Nigeria
He said, she has been the only woman promoting it in kaduna state north western Nigeria
He called on Scottish interfaith week organises to be awarding people that are spreading peace, love and unity among all mankind across the planet