Free Leah Sharibu, Abducted Aid Workers Now, CAN Tasks President


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  • Enough of lip service to security challenges
  • Calls on developed nations to assist Nigeria

Bennett Oghifo in Lagos and Onyebuchi Eziegbo in Abuja

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to without any further delay, secure the release of Miss Leah Sharibu and Grace Taku, a worker with International aid agency, Action Against Hunger, and five of her colleagues, abducted last week Friday in Borno State by members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP).

The CAN President, His Eminence, Reverend Dr. Samson Ayokunle, made the call in a statement, yesterday, signed by his Special Assistant, (Media), Pastor Bayo Oladeji, where he declared: “Enough of paying of lips service to the menace of security challenges in the country.”

The challenge thrown to Buhari by CAN was triggered by speculations on Thursday that Sharibu had been killed by her abductors and also by the video of the abducted aid…

Source: Thisday Newspaper