CAN New President Emerge – Rev. Samson Olasupo Adeniyi Ayokunle
The formal appointee to ex-CAN president Rev Ayo Orisejafo develops as the new Christian Association of Nigeria president.
The association is comprised of five Categories (alliances); they are the Christian Council of Nigeria, the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, the previously mentioned Organization of African Instituted Churches, and the Evangelical Fellowship of West Africa
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has additionally Women and Youth Wings, a National Executive Council including 105 individuals (which chooses the President), and a General Assembly of 304 individuals (which approves the President’s decision).
Its body was established in 1976, and afterward just contained the Catholic Church and mainline Protestant gathering however later extended to incorporate Pentecostal chapels when all is said in done. By the constitution overseeing the Association a sum of 101 NEC delegates made up of 10 individuals speaking to each of the five confederating alliances, all the state executives in addition to the Federal Capital making 37, the six zonal pioneers, five national chiefs, the president, VP, the general secretary and the Treasurer, are qualified to choose any position in CAN.
The Christian people group Ahead of the close of the residency of the President of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor claiming that the All Progressives Congress, APC and president Muhammadu Buhari are having arrangements to introduce a Northern successor as Christian Association of Nigeria CAN president. Later Mr. Femi Adesina the Special Adviser to the President (Media and Communications) exposed the claim, saying It implies that a few Nigerians don’t have the foggiest idea about their President, that President, Muhammadu Buhari did not meddle in things like that, so they have to comprehend the individual who is incumbently Nigeria President. That president Muhammadu Buhari is not inspired by the interior undertaking of any association.
Rev. Samson Olasupo Adeniyi Ayokunle now the current CAN president this happened around 2:30 pm on Tuesday fourteenth June 2016 the National Christian Center in Central Business Center of Abuja. The significant competitors are:
1, Elder Joseph Otubu of the Motailatu Church Cherubim and Seraphim Movement (MCCSW) who spoke to the Organization of African Instituted Churches, OAIC
2 President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC) and competitor of the Christian Council of Nigeria, Rev. Samson Olasupo Adeniyi Ayokunle who is presently the presdent
The active president of the body, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, reported the consequence of the race. As indicated by CAN constitution, Prof. Joseph Otubu who developed runners-up in the decisions consequently turns into the Vice President of the Association (CAN) likewise amid the meeting the confirmation of the new CAN constitution which had been finished by a board set up by the National Advisory Council of CAN around two years back.
A brief profile of CAN new president Rev. Samson Olasupo Adeniyi Ayokunle
The President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC) and competitor of the Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, Rev. Samson Olasupo Adeniyi Ayokunle,on Tuesday developed as CAN new president.
The Nigerian Baptist Convention is right now the second biggest Baptist tradition affiliating with the Baptist World Alliance, and the third biggest on the planet after the Southern Baptist Convention, USA, and National Baptist Convention, USA. Moderate appraisals of the measure of the Nigerian Baptist Convention claims three million sanctified through water adherents and a venerating group of more than six million. Essentially most Nigerian Baptists have a place with holy places subsidiary with the Nigerian Baptist Convention.
CAN new president Rev Dr Supo Ayokunle is cheerfully Married to Dns. Oluwatoyin Ayokunle. Rev Dr Supo Ayokunle was the 6th indigenous General Secretary of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC). He later turned into the NBC president. He was formally the representative to ex-CAN president Rev Ayo Oritsejafor.
Amid his discourse Rev Dr Supo Ayokunle said “I am seeking to lead Christian Association of Nigeria in order to have the capacity to encourage an environment where the part places of worship of can have a more powerful partnership and exchange on Christian confidence, its barrier in Nigeria and everywhere throughout the world. Additionally I plan to encourage a cooperation where cherish streams and peace wins in all the part places of worship. To this end, all future done to see that CAN is an assembled body and all wrangling inside the body would be tended to for solidarity of reason. This will be my main need.” He concludes, CAN new president Rev. Samson Olasupo Adeniyi Ayokunle.