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CAN Finds Glorious Possibility To 2023 Election

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The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said security challenges occasioned by the prison actions of terrorists, bandits and kidnappers within the country as the most inviting menace to the next year general election.
Naija News reviews that this became made identified on Tuesday by the CAN President Rev Dr Samson Ayokunle in an interactive session which some Christian leaders had with the European Union Delegation led by the EU Chief Election Observer, Ms. Maria Arena.

The EU Delegation wished to know the put of the Association on the preparation of the whole stakeholders – the Fair National Electoral Commission (INEC), the protection companies and the political parties.

Dr Ayokunle who moreover doubles as the Co-Chairman of the Nigeria Inter Non secular Council (NIREC) outlined that the protection explain within the country would possibly per chance per chance not allow the general election to be credible, free and beautiful if the voters are not allowed to exit to exercise their inalienable rights because of fright of being harmed or kidnapped or killed.

“We call on the Federal Executive and the protection companies to rating as much as the protection challenges within the country the put terrorists, bandits and kidnappers are working with impunity and nowhere is catch and catch once more. If the model continues, many voters would possibly per chance per chance not participate and the of the election would possibly per chance per chance not be credible,” the CAN President said.

He noticed that the govt.appears to be like to be struggling to nip the gruesome explain within the bud, adding that their most up-to-date effort is worthy from being ample.

He frequently identified as on the Fair National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be apolitical within the assignment and requested the participants of the rate who’re card carrying participants of the ruling rating collectively to step down or be flushed out in show to steer clear of compromised election outcomes.

Ayokunle tasked INEC to borrow a leaf from its counterpart in Gambia the put their not too long ago carried out elections had been a long way better than Nigeria’s elections.

In step with him, “Gambia’s elections had been extra credible, free and beautiful. It became moreover free from security harassment and there became a stage playing field for the whole parties concerned.

“We’re presupposed to be doing better because now we have extra sources and further capability than Gambian.”

The CAN President who disclosed that CAN has no candidate for the world of job of the President nonetheless reiterated the put of the Association on the have to have a Christian President as the successor of President Muhammadu Buhari who’s a Muslim and would have spent eight years in arena of job by the time he is handing over to the next president.

In step with him, “Even if Nigeria is practising democracy nonetheless because of our peculiarities which consist of multicultural, multi-tribal, and multi-spiritual nature, ours would possibly per chance per chance have to be a ‘dwelling grown democracy’ the put every divide would possibly per chance per chance have to be given a approach of belonging.

“Even if the structure is quiet on the six geopolitical zones rotational illustration, the political parties would possibly per chance per chance have to be wise ample to accept as true with use of it in sharing the management positions.

“Now we have warned all political parties against fielding either Muslim-Muslim or Christian-Christian Presidential candidates.

“Since President Muhammadu Buhari is a Muslim from the North, within the fervour of equity, equity,social justice and brotherly love, the next President would possibly per chance per chance have to be a Christian from the South.”

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Recount Author | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.

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