30 January 2013

Nigeria: CAN Passes Confidence Vote On Oritsejafor

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Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor

Abuja — CHRISTIAN Association of Nigeria, CAN, yesterday, passed vote of confidence on Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor led administration, saying it is well satisfied with the way he handled its affairs.

The christian national Body had in the recent time been rocked with internal crisis, climaxed with the withdrawal of membership by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, on the allegation that CAN was being too close to the government.

Arising from its emergency meeting in Abuja, the President-in-Council said it had set in motion the process of resolving its iss

In a statement, CAN Vice President, Most Rev. Daniel Okoh said: "Some of the recent issues in CAN were discussed and it was resolved as follows: that CAN is a family. As a family, it has its own internal mechanism for resolving its issues. CAN has therefore set in motion the process for resolving these issues."

"The President-in-Council re-affirms its implicit and explicit confidence in the CAN President, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor in all his public statements on behalf of CAN.

"We appeal to the well known sense of social responsibility of the press in handling the current situation".

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