Archbishop of Canterbury breaks silence on Boko Haram killing of CAN Chairman, other Christians
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Revd Justin Portal Welby has reacted to the killing of Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeriachairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State by Boko Haram insurgents. Andimi was abducted by Boko Haram when they attacked Michika on January 3. Initially, he was declared missing but later appeared in a video released by Boko Haram, wherein he pleaded with authorities to secure his release. Joining voices with those who condemned the attack, Archbishop Welby described the death of Andimi as an attack on Christians. On his verified Twitter page, the Archbishop wrote: “Boko Haram’s murder of Lawan Andimi, a prominent Christian leader in Nigeria, is another attack on Christians, as we saw at Christmas. “ His last statement was of faith and hope. We must thank God for his witness and pray for his family, and for authorities to be effective.” Meanwhile, CAN has rejected the reaction of President Muhammadu Buhari to Boko Haram killing of Lawan Andimi. At a World Press Conference, CAN President, Rev Samson Ayokunle, said it was now clear that Christians were endangered citizens in Nigeria. The body said as long as the government continues to live in denial and fails to face the reality, the criminals will not stop their criminalities. CAN further and urged President Buhari to take immediate action. Related Topics: Read more: Daily Post Nigeria
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BREAKING: Boko Haram/ISWAP: Christian leadership in Nigeria queries Buhari, makes 10 demands - Daily Post NigeriaThe Christian Association of Nigeria ( CAN ) on Thursday, issued what could be described as its toughest statement since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed Are they leaders or money mongers? CAN need to sit up! Defend their faith We don’t have a government, its just a gentlemen’s club who look after each other
Islamic leaders query CAN's statement on Lawan Andimi's killing by Boko Haram - Daily Post NigeriaThe leadership of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, (NSCIA) has warned the leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria ( CAN ) to be wary So Islamic leaders are supporting BOKO HARAM. Finally u have come out to protect BOKO Haram as one of your tools. You are no longer distances yourself from them again. Nothing is hidden in the eyes of God Almighty. This war must come to Nigeria. What a country. No comment from Oyedepo, Mike Okonkwo, Paul Adefarasin, Adeboye, Bakere etc. It's a shame. I am disappointed in all of them. Shame. 🤔🤔🤔
Adamawa CAN chairman murder: Redeploy security chiefs, PFN tells FGThe Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has decried the murder of Rev. Lawal Andimi, the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa by Boko Haram , ur... I disagree. They are the best in Africa for now! Sack them rather Christian kingdom is d foolish religion I ever seen,keep crying ,dis people we keep killing n nothing will happen,christains rise up n defend Christianity,if not
Christians go to God in prayer, declare fasting against killings, Boko Haram - Daily Post NigeriaThe Christian Association of Nigeria ( CAN ) in Adamawa State has declared a three-day fasting and prayer session from Monday, Jan 27, to Wednesday, Jan 29 What's the Job of the military again? Nigerian Christians are most docile on earth. Meanwhile leaders in Nigeria are all about PJs and luxury lifestyles. After fasting and prayers action need to be taken WE NEED TO GO ON PROTEST Come on Christian Sir, no christain faithful will indulge in such in as much as the govt has failed to live up to its responsibility!
Northern Governors' Forum reacts as Boko Haram murders CAN Chairman - Daily Post NigeriaThe Northern Governors Forum has condemned the gruesome murder of Reverend Lawan Andimi, who was the Local Council Chapter Chairman of the Christian north militia kills Christians the hopeless apc regime expect Christians to show restrain yet they refuse act on the killers the CAN president was kidnapped buhari govt. did nothing until he was killed, Christian offered 30m yet he was beheaded Leah shaibu is still in custody becos govt would not pay the ransom demanded.
Lawan Andimi: Peter Obi speaks on execution of CAN Chairman by Boko Haram - Daily Post NigeriaThe Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last general election, Peter Obi, has described the killing of Lawan Andimi,