The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has inaugurated new executive officials for the Ekiti State chapter of the association.
At a ceremony held at Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Ogba Alaafin in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, and presided over by the South West executive members of the association, Reverend Joshua Rotimi Orikogbe was inaugurated as the chairman of CAN in Ekiti State.
At the event, which was preceded by a thanksgiving service, the South West chairman of CAN, Archbishop Magnus Atilade, charged the new executives to always seek divine guidance, pray and seek divine wisdom.
Atilade, represented by the zonal vice chairman, Reverend Father Raphael Osegbohun, charged the executive members to maintain the unity of Christians in the state, and charged that they should also respect the uniformity and diversity in CAN.
In his acceptance speech, Orikogbe thanked God for what he described as a honour, and promised that he would not take the new responsibility with levity.
Other members of the new executive were: Vice Chairman, Revd Fr Peter Olowolafe; Secretary, Reverend S.A. Ipinlaye; Assistant Secretary, Pastor Seyi Oyedeji; Treasurer, Venerable Sam Aranuwa; Financial Secretary, Pastor S.A. Apetuje; Apostle (Dr) E.T. Ayegbusi and Evang. David Fabusuyi, as Auditors I and II.
Others were: Legal Adviser II, O.O. Awoyemi; Director, Education, Youth and Women Development, Revd Fr Joseph Bamidele; Director of Research, Planning and Strategy Revd Joseph Adeleye; Director of Information and Communication, Pastor E.O. Babare; Director of Social Welfare and National Issues, Pastor Bibade Julius Tunde, and Director of Ecumenism and Inter- faith, Pastor Isaac A. Ajibulu.