Breaking  Fast With Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi: Cementing Bonds Between Muslims, Christians  For 5 Years – Dalung

From L-R; Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi, Minister of Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung and Pastor Yohanna Buru breaking Ramadan fast with the Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi at his residence in Kaduna on Monday. Photo; BASHIR BELLO DOLLARS


 By KATO P. LADAN,  Kaduna
Minister of Youth and Sports Development,  Barrister Solomon Dalung has said that the traditional  breaking of fast with renowned Islamic Cleric,  Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi featuring Christians  and Muslims annually  which is in its fifth edition,  has been Cementing Bonds of love and friendship between Muslims and Christians.
He stated this while  speaking at the traditional  fast breaking at the residence of Sheikh Bauchi in Kaduna on Monday.
The Minister  said that Nigeria  was blessed to have a cleric  like Sheikh Bauchi,  whose  doors always remained open to people  of all faith.
He said that  the President  Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government was doing all within  its powers in ensuring  that the masses enjoy good dividends of Democracy.
In his remarks,  Sheikh  Dahiru  Bauchi  thanked the minister and other Christians for being  guests  at his residence to break fast,  saying  he was highly  honoured.
He said that peaceful  coexistence  was a necessary ingredient  for the growth  and development  of the country.
The cleric prayed  that the bond of love and friendship that was shared during the Iftar should  spread across  the  nation.
Also  speaking,  popular Christian  cleric,  Pastor Yohanna  Buru recalled  how  Sheikh  Dahiru  Bauchi  had prophesied that Barrister Dalung  would  be  appointed  Minister.
“The Sheikh told me to tell him that he would  be appointed  Minister and true to his words,  he was announced  Minister by President  Buhari, ” he said.
He explained  that  their group  was  poised to  ensuring that religious  harmony  exists  between the two major religions,  not just  in Nigeria,  but in neighbouring countries,  where the Sheikh  also has massive influence.


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