Vanguard (Lagos)

Nigeria: Boko Haram Agenda Not Islamic - Prelate Makinde

PRELATE of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, Dr. Ola Makinde, has said there is no basis for religious war in Nigeria because the two major religions in the country abhor violence, killings and compulsion in the process of propagating their tenets.

The Prelate said this during his homily at the Abraham Tabernacle, Sagamu venue of the seventh edition of the Annual New Year Thanksgiving Service organised by the Asiwaju Onigbagbo Okunrin of Remoland, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, the former Governor of Ogun State.

Dr. Makinde described 2012 as a very difficult year for the country given the spate of accidents, flooding, air mishaps and the Boko Haram insurgency which led to needless loss of many lives and heightened insecurity in the country.

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