Terrorist group, Boko Haram has killed the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi.
The spokesman for the CAN President, Rev. Bayo Oladeji, has confirmed this to Punch.
“It is unfortunate what has happened. A statement will be issued soon,” he said.
The news was first broken by journalist, Ahmed Sakilda, on Twitter today.
He said, “To break some news items can traumatise. I’m battling with one of such. Reverend Andimi, abducted by Boko Haram was executed yesterday. Rev. Andimi was a church leader, a father to his children and the community he served. My condolences go to his family.”
Andimi, who was declared missing on January 2, 2020, had in a video published on January 5 confirmed that he was in the custody of Boko Haram.
Andimi had pleaded with the Adamawa State Government and the CAN leadership to come to his rescue.