CAN on State of Emergency

The President, Christian Association of Nigerian (CAN) Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor says the declaration of a State of Emergency in three North East States, is a justified action of CAN’s position that negotiation with terrorists will always end up a futile exercise. In a statement, CAN President said not dissolving the Political structures coupled with the retention of the office of the Governors are signposts that President Goodluck Jonathan is a democrat and the action of the President an indication that he is concerned with the issue of human rights abuses and the need to secure the territorial integrity of Nigeria. He called on the three Governors to cooperate with the Federal Government in dealing with the insurgency of Boko Haram issue.

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