Lagos - A group of Christians has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari is planning to install a northerner as the next president of the Christian Association of Nigeria when the tenure of Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor expires in July 2016.
The group under the aegis of Christ’s Redeemers’ Union, claimed that the Presidency was interested in CAN election for some selfish reasons.
It alleged that President Buhari has concluded plans to install a pro-Buhari clergy from the North so as to avoid any radical opposition to his administration from the Christian community.
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The National Director of the group, Abednego Olusola, in a statement obtained, said Christians would resist any plan by the Presidency to install a puppet as CAN President.
The Special Adviser to the President (Media and Communications), Femi Adesina, however dismissed the allegation, saying Buhari does not interfere in the internal affairs of any organisation.
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- News 24