Jan 31, 2023

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CAN Speaks on APC’s Muslim/Muslim Tickets, Describes It As “Monster” – Legit.ng

  • The Christian Corporation, CAN, Kaduna State Chapter has condemned the ruling APC’s Muslim-Muslim presidency card
  • Chapter State Chairman John Hayab , claimed that the party’s decision was reprehensible and violated the federal character concept of federal character

Kaduna, Kaduna – The Kaduna branch of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket a monster.

According to Vanguard, the Christian Corporation State Chair John Hayab in a statement Monday July 11 that the decision violated constitutional expectations.

Muslim-Muslim ticket is against federal character – CAN

Hayab said in the statement that the federal character framework was specifically designed to eliminate bias against each tribe in government, emphasizing that it is designed to command national unity and promote “national loyalty”.

He claimed that the aim of the federal character is to “ensure the principle that all public service institutions adequately reflect the linguistic, religious, ethnic and geographical diversity of the country”.

Same religion presidential ticket is a reprehensible act

Although he made no mention of the APC in his statement, he stated that even if the party were less concerned about a The wrong decision of the party does not mean that the decision should not be condemned.

He emphasized that such a decision implies that the party concerned and the candidate in question are not resp ect before Nigeria’s progress, unity and peace and prioritized “selfishness, greed and unhealthy personal interest over the good of the nation”.

He claimed that the federal character of the government Yakubu Gowon emerged after the civil war in Nigeria when occupation by a certain group was perceived by some of the country’s major ministries.

Nigeria needs a unifying leader – Kaduna CAN

He claimed that facing poor security problems, hunger and a dying economy, Nigeria needed a unifying and productive leader.

The statement stressed the need for political parties to align themselves with to uphold the Constitution, declaring that “The Federal Republic of Nigeria shall be a state based on the principles of democracy and social justice.”

He added that a unifying and productive An leader cannot be seen as one-sided and elect a comrade-in-arms against real hate speech.

2023: CAN rejects Tinubu’s election of a Muslim running mate

The election of a senator Kashim Shettima as running mate for Bola Tinubu continues to provoke reactions across the country.

The Christian Association of Nigeria says Tinubu’s decision to settle with a Muslim fellow citizen was wrong.

The Christian body went on to state that such a decision could no longer ensure the safety of Christians in the country.

Source: Legit .ng