CAN backs Kumuyi’s South-East crusade, asks IPOB to embrace peace
The Christian Association of Nigeria has urged the Indigenous People of Biafra to allow the General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor William Kumuyi, hold his crusade in Abia State.
WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that IPOB advised Kumuyi to cancel the planned six-day crusade scheduled to hold from May 24, 2022 to May 29 in Aba, Abia State due to security concerns in the South-East region.
Speaking with PUNCH, spokesperson of CAN, Adebayo Oladeji, said Kumuyi’s coming to the state would be a blessing to the people of the state.
Oladeji added that bloodshed and other forms of insecurity in the state and other South East require God’s intervention.
He said, “It is unfortunate that we have killings going on in the South East. If the political will is there, I believe the killings in the region would have ended.
“We have a situation where you have IPOB declaring sit-at-home and despite the assurance by the government, people will decide to listen to IPOB. Is that what Nigeria should be? This is the situation we find ourselves.
“If IPOB issued such a statement, it is just a reflection of what we are going through in the country. This situation is a precarious one. What CAN will say is that our politicians are in the rat race again. We should open our eyes and vote for people who can protect us.
“There’s nothing we can do than to appeal to them (IPOB). We want IPOB to know that his coming to that part of the country is going to be a blessing and bring victory to the people of the state and the region at large.”