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As A Christian And A Preacher,I Have No Fear About Tinubu’s Muslim Running Mate-CAN Chairman Says

As A Christian And A Preacher, I Have No Fear About Tinubu’s Muslim Running Mate- CAN Chairman Says

A couple of hours ago, the presidential flagbearer for the 2023 general elections under the All Progressive Congress (APC) umbrella, Bola Tinubu announced his choice of running mate for the election in the person of Kashim Shettima, the former Governor of Borno State.

This came in after the specualtions that the party was considering fielding in a Muslim as their vice presidential candidate.

Earlier on, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) kicked against a Muslim-Muslim ticket as proposed by the party stakeholders.

While many individuals and bodies are kicking against Tinubu’s choice of running mate, CAN Chairman of Borno State chapter has thrown his support behind the running mate chosen by Tinubu.

Bishop Naga Mohammed (CAN Chairman, Borno State Chapter) while speaking to Punch News in a statement on Monday (today) said that Borno State has never had a better deal than under Shettima who governed the state between 2011-2019.

He added that as a Christian and a preacher that he is, he has nothing to fear about Asiwaju Tinubu picking a Muslim running mate because he is not a religious bigot. He’s also happy that Tinubu made his mind known to the public about his choice of running mate.

Source: Punch News

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