2023: New CAN President States Position on Muslim-Muslim Ticket, Sends Message to Buhari

The new president of CAN, Archbishop Daniel Okoh, has made a strong comment about the APC’s Muslim-Muslim ticket Okoh in his acceptance speech in Abuja said Christians in Nigeria are afraid there is a deliberate plan to reduce them to second-class citizens Meanwhile, the new CAN leader commended President Buhari on his administration’s fight against terrorism.

FCT, Abuja – Archbishop Daniel Okoh, the new president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has condemned the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s Muslim-Muslim ticket for the 2023 presidential election. Okoh stated his position acceptance speech in Abuja on Thursday, July 28, Daily Trust reported.

The new CAN president said many Christians feel and have the genuine fear that there is a deliberate plan to remove the Christian faith from the scheme of things and make them second-class citizens in Nigeria. According to him, the fear was borne out of the recent happenings in the polity; particularly “the same-faith ticket in one of the major political parties in Nigeria despite the caution raised by CAN since two years ago

Okoh, however, said Christians must resolve to make a positive impact on the political, economic, and social systems of the country “no matter how many times our sensibilities are insulted.The immediate past leadership of CAN had also rejected the APC’s Muslim-Muslim ticket. In the past few weeks, CAN has been upbeat over the choice of Senator Kashim Shettima as the vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).