As Christians commemorated the birth of Jesus christ members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria known as Shia, Nasarawa state branch visited a church in Lafia the state capital, to show their solidarity with the Christian population on Friday, 25th December 2020.

according to nigeria tribune, the prayer session was held at the Evangelic reformed church of christ (ERCC), Graceland Lafia, Nasarawa state.

leader of the islamic group, Mallam Muhammad Amin submitted that they were at the church to pray for the healing of the country and Nasarawa state in particular as wel as rejoice with christians on the celebration of the birth of jesus christ.

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“We are today worshipping here with our Christian brothers and sisters to strengthens the bond of unity, oneness and to pray for the healing and forgiveness of our country and Nasarawa in particular”, he said.