By ANDREW AJIJAH
The newly inaugurated Chairnan of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Plateau State Chapter, Rev Fr. Polycarp Lubo has said the association will task government and security agencies to be up and doing as a means of ending the protected killing of citizens in Plateau state.
The CAN chairman stated this in during his acceptance speech, shortly after he was formally inaugurated alongside other officials of CAN in the state.
“We will not be silent over killing of our people.”
He lamented that the continued killing of innocent persons in the state is without just couse been witnessed in the state is unacceptable.
He charged security operatives to safeguard citizens, irrespective status and wherever they reside.
He solicited the cooperation of all Christians and citizens irrespective of religion in the state to enable his administration as CAN chairman succeed.
He appealed to the state government to build a befiting CAN Secretariat in the state.
Earlier in his validitory speech, the outgone CAN chairman, Rev. Soja Bewarang, appealed to the new executives not to be political in approach to issues affecting CAN.
Rev Bewarang noted that some politicians almost rubishe his person during the 2019 elections.
In a charged to the new CAN Executives, Msrg (Prof) Cletus Gotan, charged the CAN officials to live examplary style of leadership.
The clegy urged in particularly, the chairman to seek divine help from the holy Spirit to enable him achieve set goals.
Similarly, the former speaker, house of representative, Hon Yakubu Dogara, who was chairman of the inauguration, charged the CAN leaders not to be antagonistic to policies and programme of government, but to be a shining example in leadership style.
The Archbishop of Jos Archdiocese Rev Mathew Audu, offered prayers to God for spiritual guidance of the entire CAN leadership in Plateau state.
CAN national secretary inaugurated the executives, with a charged to live Christ like life.
Present at the inauguration ware the deputy governor of Plateau state, Prof Sonni Tyoden, deputy speaker house of representative, Hon Idris Maje, minister of women affairs Pauline Tallen, Yusuf Gagdi, member, house of representative for Pankshin Kanke/Kanam federal constituency.
And a host of dignitaries, political leaders and the Christian and Muslim communities.