Confab committee proposes Religious Equity Commission

“One of the main recommendations of the committee is the establishment of a religious equity commission that will focus specifically on religious discrimination.”

The National Conference Committee on Religion has recommended the establishment of a Religious Equity Commission to tackle religious discrimination in the country.

The Co-Chairman of the committee, Nuruddeen Lemu, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Thursday.

He said the establishment of the commission would go a long way in tackling religious problems in the country.

“One of the main recommendations of the committee is the establishment of a religious equity commission that will focus specifically on religious discrimination.

“This is to help handle the problem of religious tension and building of harmony”, he said.

The committee’s terms of reference include state and religion, state and public sponsorship of pilgrimages, restoration of national values, national ethics, morals and culture, among others.

(NAN)

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