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Finding out theTruth about the Matter

 
 

In order to adequately cater for the Christian groups around the country, CAN established branches

Blocs of CAN

The organization is made up of five blocs and they are:

  • Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN)
  • Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN)
  • Christian Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (CPFN) /Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN)
  • Organization of African Instituted Churches (OAIC)
  • (TEKAN and ECWA Fellowship)

CAN has Women and Youth Wings, a National Executive Council consisting of 110 members (which elects the President), and a General Assembly of 304 members (which ratifies the President’s election).

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National Officers

 

REV. DR. SAMSON OLASUPO A. AYOKUNLE - CAN PRESIDENT

ELDER PROF. JOSEPH A. M. OTUBU      - VICE PRESIDENT

REV. DR. MUSA ASAKE                 - GENERAL SECRETARY

BARR. JOSEPH B. DARAMOLA            - ASSISTANT GENERAL SECRETARY

BISHOP ANTHONY ANYIADOR             - NATIONAL TREASURER

 

 

 

CAN Directors

NATIONAL DIRECTORS

BISHOP S. T. V. ADEGBITE            - NATIONAL ISSUES & SOCIAL WELFARE

BARR. SAMUEL V. KWAMKUR             - LEGAL & PUBLIC AFFAIRS

ELDER BIODUN SANYAOLU               - EDUCATION, YOUTH & WOMEN

PASTOR J. O. FADIPE                 - PLANNING, RESEARCH & STRATEGY

 

 

 

WINGS OF CAN

PASTOR (DR)MRS. OYIN MABEL SOWOOLU  - WOWICAN

ENGR. DANIEL D. KADZAI              - YOWICAN

About CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is the largest Ecumenical Body ever established in Nigeria and in deed Africa.

ORIGIN

On 27th August 1976 the (then) Federal Military Government, under Gen. Obasanjo invited several Church Leaders of diverse denominations to Dodan Barracks, Lagos. the Government’s sole purpose was to hold a discussion with the Church Leaders, on the National Pledge and the salutation of the National Flag, which the Government intended to introduce into the Nation’s Primary and Secondary Schools. The Church Leaders did not object to the introduction of the two items provided and on the condition that reading and reciting the National Pledge and saluting the National Flag would be preceded by the usual Morning Devotions, during which the Staff and the Students of each school worship their Creator and offer Praises and Prayers to Him. Immediately after the meeting the Church Leaders spontaneously decided to go to a place, not too far from Dodan Barracks where they could hold another meeting. the Catholic Secretariat opposite the race course bus stop was unanimously chosen.

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CAN & Nation Building

Since CAN believes that its mission as the watch person of the welfare of the society is vital affair, it cannot help but be interested in politic. Despite this, it is essential to note that CAN is not and can never be a political organization and so CAN should never be seen as a political association, not simply because it was not so registered but more importantly, because it has in it fold people who hold diverse political opinions. CAN believes that it ought to respect those different shades of opinions, if it is to preserve its integrity as a united entity. The best that it can do is to educate its members on the political goings on in the country. Let us examine CAN’s mission in relation to its conception and interest in Nigerian politics.

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