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CAN confirms execution of Adamawa chairman by Boko Haram

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The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has confirmed execution of its Michika chairman in Adamawa State, Rev Lawan Andimi, by Boko Haram insurgents
It was learnt that Andimi was executed on Monday along with a soldier.

Special Adviser to CAN President, Bayo Oladeji, confirmed the cleric was beheaded.

He however said: “We are working on our response”.

The Adamawa state Chairman of CAN, Dami Mamza also confirmed the incident.

The beheaded church leader served as the Local Council Chapter Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and also a pastor with the Church of the Brethren (EYN) at the District Church Council of Michika.

Insurgents abducted him during an invasion of the town on January 2 around 7:00 pm.

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