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…warns towards politicking Kukah’s birthday

The Christian Affiliation of Nigeria has described as unfaithful, claiming it modified its stance on the All Progressives Congress’ Muslim-Muslim ticket after allegedly assembly its presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

The group additionally warned towards politicking Tinubu’s presence on the 70 birthday celebration of the Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Sokoto , Rev. Matthew Kukah, in Abuja.

CAN President Daniel Okoh made this identified in a press release from his Particular Assistant (Media and Strategic Communications), Luminous Jannamike, entitled: “Muslim-Muslim Ticket: CAN maintains its place.”

In response to him, the occasion was public and the celebrant’s buddies and different benevolent Nigerians donated to the constructing of the Kukah Heart, which was designed as an actual platform to advertise the beliefs of promote and promote democracy and accountable management by analysis and intellectualism.

The assertion learn: “The eye of CAN management has been drawn to a media report titled ‘How Tinubu met, resolved Muslim-Muslim ticket with CAN’, which alleged that it apex christian physique had modified its place concerning the ticket to the identical religion.

“To place it mildly, the story is ridiculous, evil, unfaithful and ought to be thought-about by all affordable members of society as a complete ought to be ignored.For the report, CAN took a stand towards the imbroglio of the identical religion led by Rev. Samson Ayokunle, the fast former nationwide president, and in reality His Eminence, Archbishop Daniel Okoh, similar view.

“MAY NOT agree with each choice made by politicians and political events, however it respects their proper to attract conclusions on points affecting their electoral tarnish fortune, so long as they conform to me t the provisions of the Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) and the Electoral Act (70).

“For the umpteenth time CAN reiterates that it’s neutral, however stays keen to work with all leaders and different related stakeholders to attain unity, peace and progress in our nation .

“Subsequently, the umbrella Christian group can’t be hostile to any well-meaning political social gathering or group because the nation heats up for an additional spherical of elections in 2023 as claimed within the mentioned report.

“In the identical vein, it strongly condemns the try to show molehill right into a mountain with the presence of Tinubu on the 70 the birthday of Rev. Kukah in Abuja, the capital of the nation.

“The occasion was public and the celebrant’s buddies and different benevolent Nigerians donated to the constructing of The Kukah Heart which is designed as an actual platform to unfold and promote the beliefs promote democracy and accountable management by analysis and intellectualism.

“The donations, which went on to The Kukah Heart, don’t have anything to do with CAN. It’s subsequently mischievous to insinuate that it was a form of kickback for Christian leaders to reverse their stance towards the ticket to the identical religion.

“As a faith-based group, CAN maintains that its conscience can’t be purchased and its prophetic voice can’t be silenced with cash.

“Lastly, we name on political events and their candidates to place the nation first of their deliberations and put together to serve the folks with seriousness and humility.”

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