Eid-el-Kabir: CAN President Celebrates Nigerian Muslims, Preaches Love, Unity Amid Economic Hardship

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Daniel Okoh, has called on Nigerians to unite in love and forgiveness despite the current challenges across the country.

Okoh led this out on Sunday, in a statement released to the public while celebrating Eid-el-Kabir with Muslims faithfuls in the country.

The CAN President also begged Nigerians to embrace the values of sacrifice, obedience and to set aside differences.

He said: “As Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid-el-Kabir, a festival symbolizing sacrifice, obedience, and faith, I, on behalf of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), extend warm felicitations to our Muslim brothers and sisters.

“On this auspicious occasion, I urge all Nigerians to embody the values of sacrifice, obedience, and faith in our daily lives. Let us set aside our differences, heed the call for unity and peace, and trust in God’s promise for a better Nigeria. Our nation is in dire need of God’s mercy, peace, and unity.

“In the face of current challenges, let us unite in love, forgiveness, and reconciliation. Let us pray for divine intervention in our security, economic, and political struggles. May God’s comfort and strength support the displaced, the bereaved, and the traumatized.

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“Together, we can overcome any obstacle.

The CAN President also urged Muslims in the country to seek for God’s mercy over the country, especially in this critical time of economic hardship.

He said: “As the Muslim Ummah celebrate this festival, let us remember that our nation deeply needs God’s mercy, peace, and unity. Let us work together to build a Nigeria where all citizens can thrive, regardless of religion, tribe, or creed. Our diversity is strength, and together, we can overcome any obstacle.

“I call on all Nigerians to embrace peace, love, and forgiveness. Let us pray for divine intervention in our national struggles and strive towards building a united and prosperous Nigeria. Let us remember the displaced, bereaved, and traumatized, offering them our support and solidarity.”