Boko Haram Executes Kidnapped CAN Chairman

Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly executed Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Lawan Andimi.

TheCable reports that Andimi was killed by his captors on Monday.

Andimi who was from Kwada village in Chibok local government area of Borno state was abducted early January when the insurgents attacked Michika where he worked as a Pastor.

Days after his abduction, Andimi in a video, pleaded with the authorities and Ahmadu Fintiri, governor of Adamawa, to rescue him.

He urged his family members to pray for his release, adding that if he is not released, maybe it is the will of God.

Andimi said, “I have never being discouraged because all condition that one finds himself is in the hand of God.

God who makes them to take care of me and to leave my life will still work and he will touch them.

“I’m appealing to my colleagues, referends particularly my President, and my Governor for my release.

“These people have been doing me well, they provide my every need, they haven’t done anything wrong to me so I believe that God who made them to act in such a way to me will make all arrangement for me to leave here.”

“By the grace of God, I will be together with my wife and children. If the opportunity is not granted, maybe it is the will of God.

“I urge you all to be patient, don’t cry, don’t worry but thank God for everything.”

It is not clear why Andimi was killed as his captors are a yet to take responsibility.


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