READ: Osinbajo Supports Buhari’s Declaration Killing Can Chairman By Boko Haram.
– Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, is really pained by the killing of a chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)
– Osinbajo notes that the late Lawal Andimi was an inspiration to him and others
– The vice president declared his support for Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration against the Boko Haram members concerning Andimi’s death
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo joined his principal, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, January 21, on the latter’s declaration that his administration would make Boko Haram pay for the killing Rev Lawal Andimi, a chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).
Osinbajo said he was lost for the right words to use in describing the killing of Andimi, who was kidnapped by the terrorists in Adamawa.
“Words fail me as I share my heartfelt sympathy with the family of Rev Lawal Andimi. The senseless killing of the bishop despite ongoing efforts to secure his freedom further reiterates the callous and irrational nature of the Boko Haram terrorists,” he said.
Why we could not save abducted pastor – CAN Osinbajo described Andimi as a true leader and pillar of his church and community adding that he was an inspiration to him and others.
“Just like the president has said in his statement, we remain committed in our mission to defeat these terrorists. And we shall, as we relentlessly work towards a safer Nigeria for us all,” he added.
9jagospelplay.com reports that Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, in the evening of Tuesday, January 21, sent a tough message to the terrorists attacking the country saying they will pay heavily for their crimes.
Buhari said the action of the sect in killing Andimi is provocative and inhuman. The president’s anger, the report said, stemmed from the killing of a chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) by the terrorists.
Lawan Andimi was head of the Michika local government area, Adamawa state branch of CAN. He was abducted by the insurgents who carried out attacks on communities. CAN reacts to murder of Adamawa pastor by Boko Haram, blames Buhari’s government