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Crucifix in mosque: Police takes over Assakio Central Mosque

The recent emergence of crucifix around a mosque in Nasarawa State, which is currently attracting crowd has made the Nigeria Police Force to deploy contingent to the area to maintain peace and order, reports ITRealms.

Reports reaching ITRealms news desk, the police said it deployed to maintain peace and urged people to go about their normal business and live in harmony.

The Police also urged residents and visitors to the mosque not to allow the presence of the crucifix cause controversy following the discovery of the image of cross in the mosque premises.

The emergence, ITRealms gathered has left religious observers considering the symbol of Christianity was illuminated on the ground close to the mosque and affirmation of superiority of a given religion, particularly the Christianity.

Hajara Hussaini was quoted as confirming that she was the first to see the light in the shape of a cross on Wednesday, September 28 when her mother sent her on errand. 

Also, her mother, Matan Liman equally affirmed the strange appearance, saying her daughter was gripped in fear when she returned.

Commenting on the appearance of crucifix in a mosque, Commissioner of Police in Nassarawa, Mr. Abubakar Bello, who visited the scene said the deployment of security officials was to maintain peace and order.

Speaking after visiting the paramount ruler of the town, His Royal Majesty (HRM) Osula Inarigu, the Commissioner, Mr. Bello also advised the people to endeavour to live in peace with each other as that would bring development.

He pointed out that the crucifix appearance should not lead to controversy in the area which was why security had been beefed-up.

HRM Inarigu also advised the people to live in harmony irrespective of their religious differences, stressing that some Nigerians have interpreted the reports of the mysterious sighting to mean the supremacy of one religion above the other.


Uboshe Uboshe/GEE with addition reports from Naija.com 
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1 comment:

The Flow Doctor - Nigeria said...

Interesting development!

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