The Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs appointed a new Deputy National President and Secretary General.
Former Vice- President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, Wednesday, felicitated with Abdulazeez Arisekola and Is-haq Oloyede on their new appointments as Deputy National President and Secretary General respectively of the Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, NSCIA.
Mr. Abubakar in a statement released by his media office said the backgrounds of the newly appointed NSCIA officials is a plus to the promotion of peace and inter – faith dialogue in the country.
“It is a cheering news to hear about the emergence of Arisekola and Olorode as the new Deputy National President and Secretary-General, respectively of the Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs.
“Their backgrounds will invariably add more gusto to the promotion of inter-faith relations in the country and the promotion of peace in Nigeria,” Mr. Abubakar said.
He admonished the new officials to build on the goodwill already established by their
predecessors, and put a fresh resonance to the ongoing conversation between Muslims and Christians, particularly at a time when the country is in search of religious harmony.
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