Nigeria will be better with tolerant religious leaders, Kwankwaso tells new CAN president | The Guardian Nigeria News

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Presidential Candidate of New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, Rabiu Kwankwaso has said Nigeria would be a better and more developed place if all men of God were tolerant and compassionate in their activities.

The former governor stated this in a congratulatory message issued and addressed to the new president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Rev. Daniel Okoh on Saturday in Abuja.

Kwankwaso described Okoh as a detribalised Nigerian patriot, a hero of interfaith dialogue with an international track record in reconciling people, especially of different faiths, and a champion of peace, unity and the rule of law.

He said: ” Needless to add, and as Your Grace is, no doubt, already aware, we consider this as one of the most important offices in the world of faith; and we are indeed very delighted that the most-deserving of all is called upon to serve. Congratulations.

“We are even more pleased that the competitive selection process has produced a President who is a…



Source: Guardian Newspaper