Christmas: Muslim women feed Christian inmates at Kaduna prison
The leader of the women group, Hajiya Maryam Abubakar, told newsmen in Kaduna that the gesture was to show love to Christians who were incarcerated.
Abubakar, who was received by officials of the prison, said that the food was cooked to join Christians in celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.
She added that “we are here to feed inmates who are incarcerated in the spirit of togetherness and to join them in celebrating the birth of our noble Prophet Isa.
“I want the inmates to have a good taste of food with beef different from what they are offered inside the prison.
“I want my Christian brothers and sisters in prison to know that today is Christmas; we only cooked for 500 inmates and I hope it will go round.’’
She appealed to Muslims and Christians to learn to live in peace.
Mr Sunday Fatunde, the officer in charge of the prison, received the food thanked the group and all those who supported the prisoners at this season.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that apart from the cooked food, the women also gave the inmates beverages, toiletries, among others.