From Sahara Reporters: http://saharareporters.com/2019/06/16/rev-solomon-ahima-incumbent-ayokunle-battle-lead-christian-association-nigeria
Barely 24 hours to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)
elections, Rev. Caleb Solomon-Ahima has assured Christians of his
commitment not to betray their trust if elected president of the
Solomon-Ahima, who is the President, Fellowship of Christian Churches
in Nigeria (TEKAN), on Sunday gave the assurance in an interview with
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos.
The TEKAN president is challenging the incumbent CAN President, Rev.
Supo Ayokunle, in an election scheduled for June 18 at the Ecumenical
He described leadership as a “trust of the people” to be jealously guarded and kept for the benefit of the people.
“l am going into this contest with the sole purpose to rescue CAN and
serve our Christian brethren by not only uniting them but lifting their
spiritual lives to give their best towards the building of our Nation.
“When the church is united and in harmony with other faith for
peaceful co-existence, then we can build a very strong Nigeria and give
hope to the young ones.
“Nigeria is God’s Project, so we as Nigerians must believe in
ourselves and God, our creator, for the desired growth and development
as we work together as a team.
“We should know that even posterity will judge all our actions just
as God will judge us all. So, we should fear Him in all we do, not to
fail Him and His people,” he said.
Solomon-Ahima pledged to carry all Christians along in his
administration if given the chance and urged the delegates to vote with
their conscience in accordance with the will of God.