The northern chapter of the Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN) has distanced itself from the assembly held in Abuja by the previous Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, former Secretary to Authorities of the Federation (SGF), Lawal Babachir and others with chairmen of the CAN from the area.
Dogara, Babachir and others had met over the Muslim-Muslim ticket of the All Progressives Congress.
Northern CAN in its response stated it had taken a place on the Muslim-Muslim ticket and doesn’t have something to do with the assembly.
The Secretary Normal of Northern CAN, Sunday Oibe whereas addressing newsmen on the assembly stated not one of the officers of the affiliation was invited to the assembly.
Oibe stated, We take exception to that, we’re not a part of it and can by no means be a part of it. Any time we need to converse, we have now our channels of talking.
It isn’t true that the management Chairmen of the Christian Affiliation (Northern CAN) within the Northern states, met in Abuja, to take a place on the difficulty of Muslim-Muslim ticket.”
CAN famous that the declare that a few of its members met in Abuja to deliberate on the same-faith ticket is an try and divide the affiliation.
Oibe additional acknowledged that CAN just isn’t a political celebration, however it has its members throughout all political events.
He added, We need to use this chance to inform the world that Northern CAN has management within the particular person of Rev. Yakubu Pam, who’s the chairman, Rev Fr Dodo because the Vice Chairman and myself because the secretary amongst different officers. We’ve got an official channel of communication.”
The CAN Secretary warned Dogara, Babachir and others towards dragging CAN into their grievances towards the Muslim/Muslim ticket.