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CAN to Elders Forum: Your stand on our visit to Buhari baseless
“We visited Buhari as a constituted body, not a political party, neither do we share political interest as an association,” said CAN’s Director of Legal and Public Affairs, Samuel Kwamkur while reacting to the NCEF attack.
He described the development as baseless in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday even as he maintained that leadership of CAN visited the president because he was declared the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The NCEF on Monday had described the visit of CAN leaders to president Buhari as evidence that the Christian Association has unholy ties with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The NCEF has had a long-standing dispute with the CAN, which resulted in the Christian association denouncing the forum and severing ties with it last December.
In its statement on Monday, NCEF accused CAN of partisan politics. It said CAN was treading a path that would destroy the future of Christianity in Nigeria.