Atiku Meets CAN, Says His Plans For Nigeria Align With Body’s Demands

The presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, met with the national leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at the body’s headquarters in Abuja, describing the parley as ‘rewarding’ for both parties.

At the end of the meeting, which took place at the National Ecumenical Centre headquarters of CAN, Atiku said his plans to ‘Recover Nigeria’ especially on restructuring Nigeria, appeared to align with the demands of the apex Christian body.

The PDP presidential candidate made the disclosure via his verified Facebook page shortly after the interactive session with the Association on Tuesday afternoon.

Atiku wrote: “I have just concluded my interactive session with the Christian Association of Nigeria. It was a rewarding experience for me and the leadership of CAN. My policy prescriptions to RECOVER Nigeria appears to align with the demands of the association greatly. We all agreed that there needs to be a restructured Nigeria that will be more inclusive and more secured with greater opportunities for citizens to fulfil their interests irrespective of tribe, tongue or mode of worship. Above all, I stressed the inevitability of CHANGING the CHANGE that has, in the past seven years plus, led us to a socio-economic and political cul de sac.

“I thank the National Executive Committee of CAN for the opportunity to share my thoughts with them on the pathway to a New Nigeria. I look forward to other engagements with other critical stakeholders in the country in our quest to Recover Nigeria. -AA.”

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