- President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s presidentPHOTO” State House
- Christian Association Of Nigerian (CAN) has disowned the pastors, under the ageis of Arewa Pastors, who visited and pledged their loyality to President Muhammadu Buhari
CAN in a statement signed by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji its Special Assistant, Media and Communication, said that Arewa Pastors was an amorphous organisation not known to it.
It (CAN) wondered why a true christian organisation would have an audience with the president and would not sought for the release of Leah Shaibu.
“CAN does not know any of them and their organisation is even alien to the Association and fortunately enough they did not claim to be part of CAN. We are happy that the Northern Christian Association of Nigeria (Northern CAN) has also disowned them.
“We are totally disappointed that a group of people who claimed to be Pastors will be visiting the President without asking for the freedom of Leah Sharibu and over 100 Chibok girls who are languishing in the captivity of the Boko Haram terrorists, whose only crime is their religion,” CAN said in the satatement. “We wonder why these supporters of our President,claimed to be Servants of God, would not ask him to stop the unending killings going on under his watch in the Christian predominant communities in the North Central and some states in the South. They were so much concern with the 2019 election that they sought to tell the President that the primary duty of any serious government is to provide security to the governed irrespective of their religious and ethnic affiliations.
CAN, therefore assured that it would not be discouraged by the activities of those whose agenda include but not limited to polarisat.