The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on yesterday asked the National Assembly to guarantee the Federal Government pull back from the Organization of Islamic Conference and different religious bodies.
The association made this known at a get-together of noticeable Christian pioneers in the nation at the Shepherdhill Baptist Church, Obanikoro, Lagos.
Media assistant to the CAN president, Adebayo Oladeji, in an announcement said the social event sentenced the arrangement to lead Nigeria into the Islamic Coalition Against Terrorism through an official fiat. It likewise asked the National Assembly to win on Northern states to issue Certificates of Occupancy to holy places in the area.
In his words:
“CAN calls on the National Assembly to compile the list of all organisations that Nigeria belongs to and all the treaties signed with a view to dropping all the religious ones. “That we declare the inability of the state governments to pay workers’ salaries and allowances as and when due as unacceptable and call on the federal and state’s governments to work together to address this.”
It admonished the Federal Government to “stop the untimely death of our people and medical tourism abroad.”
It denounced the disappointment of the security offices to stop the lethal Fulani herders from their criminal exercises. The get-together likewise requested the recovery of the Nigerian Inter-religious Council.
The individuals who went to the meeting incorporates President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye; the Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo; the General Overseer, The Redeemed Evangelical Mission, Archbishop Mike Okonkwo; and previous CAN President, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor.