ISIS’ execution of CAN chairman provocative ― Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorist killing of Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa State, describing it as cruel, inhuman and deliberately provocative.

According to a statement issued by in Abuja by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), Buhari in his reaction to the incident, expressed sorrow that the terrorists went on to kill the religious leader while giving signals at the same time of a willingness to set him free by releasing him to third parties.

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President Buhari consoled the Christian community all over Nigeria, the government and people of Adamawa state and the Bishop’s family over the sad loss of the man of God and assured that terrorists will continue to pay a heavy price for their actions and would comprehensively be defeated by our determined armed forces.

President urged nations of the world to end all support provided to Boko Haram and Islam in West Africa, ISWA terrorist groups whose only goal is to sow death, violence and destruction in the sub-region.