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CAN warns government against acts causing religious tension

Kaduna state section of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has cautioned the national government against acts that could trigger religious strain among understudies in the nation.

This was as it communicated disappointment over a circumstance where Christian understudies who got admission to higher foundations are approached to pay a levy that is for religious associations not of their confidence.

CAN be brought up that such an irregularity has prompted the accompanying message, “Islamization or not, come to ABU Zaria and confirm” turning into a web sensation on the web.

Rev. Joseph John Hagan, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Kaduna state part, in an announcement in Kaduna Monday cautioned, “Government Institutions must stop acts that can trigger religious pressure among understudies in the country.

“Government establishments must be believed to be impartial in the manner they handle their confirmation forms and in the substance of their affirmation letters.”

CAN clarify that the advancement started when the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, supposedly made Islamic Law a required course for Christian certificate understudies.

“Recently conceded 2019/2020 Post Graduate affirmation caught Muslim Students Society duty in its break daybreak (MSS contribution N1000) necessary installment for all Christians.

“Even though the consideration of the administration of ABU was conveyed to the above misnomer and redress has since been made, yet the misstep ought not to have happened in any case.

“Moreover, even though the mistake was watched and adjusted the discount to Christian understudies who had before contributed was as yet an obfuscated issue.

“It is in light of the over that CAN Kaduna is approaching all organizations of government to regard religious affectability and be impartial as per the country’s established arrangement of spiritual opportunity. “We should not rehash errors or act such that breeds doubt and uncertainty in the psyches of natives.

“The offices of government that are in charge of checking, adjusting and authorizing sanctions on those liable of these breaks must be seen acting properly,” the announcement read.