The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has on Tuesday confirmed the beheading of the church leader from Michika town in Adamawa State by Boko Haram.

A source revealed that the CAN chairman, Reverend Lawan Andimi was executed on Monday along with a soldier. Confirming the incident, the Special Adviser to CAN President, Bayo Oladeji, said it is sad but true; adding “We are working on our response”.

The beheaded church leader served as the Local Council Chapter Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and also a pastor with the Church of the Brethren (EYN) at the District Church Council of Michika. He was abducted when the insurgent group attacked the town on January 2 around 7:00 p.m. Rev. Lawan Andima was 58 years old, married, and the father of nine children.



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