The All Progressive Congress senatorial candidate for Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Muhammad Sani Dattijo has distributed 200 3KVA generating sets to Mosques and Churches across 81 wards of the zone.
The gesture, which was aimed at supporting religious harmony and peaceful coexistence, cut across religious bodies in Giwa, Birnin Gwari, Igabi, Kaduna North, Kaduna South, Chikun and Kajuru local government areas of Kaduna state.
Addressing the flag-off ceremony on Thursday in Kaduna, which was attended by religious leaders, Dattijo said the donations is primarily to support worship places to strengthen prayers to God for enhanced peace, security and stability of our people and communities.
According to the senatorial candidate, “today’s distribution is our token support to our worship places and indeed our religious leaders to continue to pray to God for continuous mercies, guidance and protection for our communities and people faced with the challenges of insecurity and divisive tendencies threatening our peaceful coexistence”.
Dattijo urged religious leaders to mobilize their followers towards victory of the APC and its candidates from top to bottom in the forthcoming general elections.
The Chairman of Fityanul Islam, Kaduna state; Malam Rabiu Abdullahi, in his remarks, commended the senatorial candidate for the gesture and prayed to God to reward him abundantly.
Also speaking, the National Coordinator, Progressive Pastors Platform, Pastor Adebayo Adekunle thanked Dattijo for the kind gesture of ensuring balance and integration among different religious adherents.
On his part, the State Leader, Izalatul Bidi’a Wa ikamatul Sunnah, Malam Muhammad Adamu Ibrahim urged politicians to emulate the senatorial candidate in ensuring inclusive leadership among the people.