NIGERIA: CAN demands investigation of Suleiman’s assassination attempt
By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja
The leadership of the Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned the recent assassination attempt on the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleman, where seven of his aides were killed.
President of CAN Archbishop Daniel Okoh urged the Federal and Edo State governments to properly investigate the incident and bring the perpetrators to book.
Okoh described the development as disturbing and another attempt by evil doers to cause mayhem not only in Edo State, but also in the nation.
The CAN boss in a statement, he personally signed said: “The national leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, vehemently condemns in its entirety, the recent assassination attempt on the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleman, and the killing of his aides.
“The national leadership of CAN commiserates with the Omega Fire Ministries International and the family of those who lost their relatives in the ugly incident.
“While we call for a full-scale investigation into the dastardly act that claimed several innocent lives, let all hands be on deck to uncover the identities of those involved in this heinous crime and bring them to book.