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Northern CAN elects new officials, worries over insecurity in the region

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Senator Iroegbu


The 19 Northern States branch of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has re-elected Rev. Yakubu Pam as Chairman for another term of three years.


The election was held on Friday, May 3,  2019 at CAN Secretariat Kaduna with most of the previous leaders re-elected.
Re-elected are: Rev Joseph John Hayab, the former Public Relations Officer, now the Vice Chairman.


Others are:

•Barrister Danladi Yerima–Secretary

 •Sup Appostle Adeshina–Assistant  Secretary

•Very Rev Fr Andrew Dodo–Treasurer

•Rev Dr Sunday Ibrahim-Financial Secretary 

•Elder Samari–Auditor

 •Snr Apostle Raphael Adejumobi legal Adviser

•Evangelist Emmanuel Joseph–Director, Research 

•Rev Gilbert Jechonia from Adamawa now the new PRO

The election was conducted by Barrister Samuel Kwamkur, the National Legal Adviser, supported by Rev Dr Emmanuel Dziggau.
The new leaders were charged to work for the unity and progress of the church in Northern Nigeria. The re-elected Chairman with his Vice pledged to defend Christians’ rights and to work with other faith groups to promote peace in Northern Nigeria.
The CAN leadership in the north of Nigeria also expressed concern over the insecurity in the region and appeals to Governors from the region to act fast to curb the menace and not pay lip service to the issue of security.  The association also called on the federal government to intensify her efforts in bringing the challenge of insecurity to a permanent stop.


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