Daily Trust (Abuja)

2 January 2013

Nigeria: Clergy Calls for Tolerance Among Kano Citizens

Kano — Kano citizens have been urged to imbibe the spirit of tolerance in all their undertakings as a measure of ensuring peace and stability in the society.

The call was made by Pastor of Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) Kano Gospel Center, Samuel Atu during an interactive session with the media on New Year celebration. Doing so, he said, will make live together and respect each other with the understanding of each other's individual differences.

He described last year as "very sad" for every well-meaning Nigerians as it was a year of numerous flooding, multiple accidents, series of corruption issues and violence which resulted to the loss of hundreds of innocent lives and properties worth billions of naira destroyed.

This year, according to him, will be a year of peace and progress, and a year that everybody will laugh, forgive and forget all that had happened in 2012.

He urged all citizens to look back and see where they have gone wrong and amend it in this and prayed for the soul of those that lost their lives in 2012 and also prayed for the best in 2013.

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