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Jonathan splits Nigerian Pastors

2015-02-05 12:26
President Goodluck Jonathan speaks to displaced people from Baga in a Maiduguri camp on January 15, 2015. Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan met survivors from what is thought to be Boko Haram's worst attack in its six-year insurgency. Hundreds of ~ OLATUNJI OMIRIN
Lagos - Christian leaders in Nigeria are divided over the re-election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan, reports Sahara Reporters.

On one side are those clamouring for the return of Jonathan, on the other side are those who believed that President Jonathan has not done enough to deserve a second term.

The division among the Christian leaders played out during a meeting held at the Redemption Camp of the Redeemed Christian Church of God on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Also read: Jonathan meets Christian leaders in Abuja

While some pastors like Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and David Oyedepo of Winners Chapel openly advocated that all the Christian leaders queue behind Jonathan, others like Bishop Jonas Katung of the Maranatha Church in Jos,vehemently opposed the move.

Some Christian leaders at the meeting, however, said they should remain neutral and not become encumbered with partisan issues for any reason.

Read more at Sahara Reporters.

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