University scholars and religious delegates during the inter-faith dialogue forum held in Tangaza college in April 11, 2018. The Commission was represented by Commissioner Professor Gitile Naituli
The National Cohesion and Integration Commission acknowledges the role of the education sector in propagating the values and principles set out in the constitution and Kenya Vision 2030. For this reason, the Commission engaged university scholars and students in inter-ethnic dialogue with a view of promoting national cohesion and integration in Tangaza University College on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
Through the 1st Tangaza-Umma Conference organized by Tangaza University College and Umma University, Christians and Muslims had a platform to address common problems they face in institutions and formulate favorable solutions.
The conference themed ‘Muslim-Christian Engagement for Social Transformation in Africa: The Role of Academic Institutions,’ addressed academic institutions as agents for social change, religious literacy and
faith-driven development in Africa.
The conference provided over 300 national and international scholars with a platform to understand and appreciate inter-faith dialogue, defining the role every individual plays in uniting all faiths.
NCIC Commissioner Professor Gitile Naituli, urged all participants to embrace religion as a force of great moral and spiritual uplift and to embrace faith as a catalyst towards a diverse country.