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The Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN), has reiterated it is not going to endorse any politician within the forthcoming normal elections because it remained a non-partisan group.
President of the Affiliation Daniel Okoh, gave the reminder on Sunday whereas debunking claims by a purported Christian group that it fleeced N2billion given by the presidential candidate of the Labour Celebration Peter Obi, which was meant to mobilise voters throughout numerous church buildings.
The allegation was contained in a petition issued by the Dominion Centre Worldwide on 15th December 2022 and signed by one Pastor Frank Onwumere, which was addressed to the CAN president.
It said: “We’re appalled and dissatisfied that such humongous sum of money was given to the church by the Labour social gathering to assist and help in mobilizing and convincing their congregation to vote massively for the candidacy of Mr. Peter Obi however to our chagrin, the mentioned sum of cash has developed wings and can’t be traced…
“We’ve got it on good authority, that it has been fleeced by mega church buildings and common pastors and leaders who already as we write, are receiving the presidential candidate throughout the size and breadth of Nigeria with out due consideration to different church buildings that haven’t obtained their very own a part of the funds…”
Nevertheless, refuting the claims on Sunday, CAN warned these behind the petition to desist from acts able to defaming harmless folks, revered spiritual establishments, and breaching public peace.
“I exploit this medium to categorically state that the so-called letter of petition reportedly signed by one Pastor Frank Onwumere and addressed to my workplace is illogical and may greatest be described as a failed try to pull the apex Christian physique into the politics of 2023.
“Nigerians ought to observe that CAN, as a faith-based entity, maintains its non-partisan stance and won’t endorse or mobilise help for any candidate within the upcoming elections as in opposition to the social media publish being circulated by some parts bent on soiling its title and picture,” CAN mentioned, including it is going to examine the supply of the letter within the curiosity of the general public.
In the meantime, Onwumere, whose title appeared on the petition has denied authoring or signing the mentioned petition, insisting he had nothing to do with the group.
In an announcement on Sunday, the clergy described the petition circulating within the social media connecting him and Dominion Heart Worldwide as faux.
“My consideration has been drawn to a petition with the above subject material purportedly written by one Pastor Frank Onwumere of Dominion Heart Worldwide.
“I want to use this medium to tell the general public, my associates, family and friends, that I, Hon. Pastor Frank Alozie Onwumere, didn’t writer the mentioned petition, and didn’t authorize anyone to take action on my behalf.
“Please be told that: I’m not a member of Dominion Heart Worldwide and have by no means had any relationship with the organisation; and the writer of the petition will not be identified to me,” he mentioned.
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