Adewole Progressive Association (APA) in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State held it’s 2021 annual Ramadan lecture at Adewole Multipurpose Hall Adeta Ilorin on Saturday.
L-R; Alhaji Amuda Olugbon, Alhaji Azeez Saka, Hajia Fatimoh Oba Bannu, Alhaji Abdulganiyu Saka and the National President of APA, Alhaji Salman Abdulrahman Kala during the programme.
Delivering his Islamic Lecture tagged “Muslims and Christians Relationship in contemporary Society” an Ilorin based Islamic cleric, Ustaz Soliu Arowolo said Muslims and Christians believe on the same God.
Centre, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulganiyu during the programme.
He explained that the mode of worship may be differ, pointing out that Prophet Issa known as Jesus by the Christians was born in a misteriously way like Prophet Adam.
Cross session of quests at the event.
He described Jesus as a messager of God who sent by God Almighty to deliver special message God, stressing that both religious faithful should see themselves as brothers and sisters.
Invited quests at programme
Cleric noted that both Holy Qur’an and Bible preach peace, adding that Jesus Christ was sent to Israel while Prophet Mohammed was sent to entire world.
Ustaz Soliu Arowolo Esinrogunjo during his sermon.
He sees no reason Muslims and Christians can be qurelling over religious differences, solicited for mutual understanding among religious leaders and followers for peaceful co-existence in Ilorin, Kwara and Nigeria as a whole.
Cross session of invited quests at the programme.
He charged Muslims to wake up from slumber to train their children on the religion of Islam, lamenting that many Muslims children have turned into hoodlums as a result of parental neglect, advising them to be promoting the culture and image of ancient city of ilorin.
Another cross section of quests during the programme.
Present at programme are the National President of Adewole Progressive Association, Alhaji Salman Abdulrahman Kala, Ustaz Mahmud Soliu Apana, Hajia Fatimoh Oba Bannu, Hajia Afusat Kazeem, Alhaji Ibrahim Ganiyu, former President Adewole Elite Movement, Mallam Mohammed Soliu Otukoko and former President of Adewole Developnent Association, Dr. Fatai Sanusi.
Others include the representative of Alangua Adewole, Mallam Saka Aromaradu, the publisher of NigeriaRealNews online, Mallam Issa Saliu, Ustaz Suleiman Ikumeja, former Councillor for Adewole ward, Alhaji Idris Mahmud, Mallam Issa Orilowo Ayinke, Alhaji Azeez Saka Ikumeja, Mallam Lukman Saka Ikumeja, Mallam Lukman Olojoku, former Councillor for Adewole ward, Alhaji Abdulganiyu Saka, Alhaji Shafi Imam among others.
Highlights of programmes include reading from the Holy Qur’an.