BREAKING: Boko Haram executes Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) chairman, Lawan Andimi
The Boko Haram sect has reportedly executed Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Lawan Andimi.
This was made known on Tuesday by Ahmed Salkida, a journalist known to have access to Boko Haram.
He tweeted: “To break some news items can traumatize. 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.”
DAILY POST had reported that Lawan Andimi, was declared missing on Saturday, January 3rd.
Andimi’s disappearance followed a foiled attack on Michika Local Government Area in Adamawa by Boko Haram.
In a video, Andimi, while pleading with the authorities commended his captors for treating him well.
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.”