CAN elects Samson Ayokunle as new president

CAN elects Samson Ayokunle as new president

Samson Ayokunle of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC) has emerged the new president of Christian Association Of Nigeria (CAN), the umbrella body governing all Christian denominations in Nigeria, after winning an election held at the National Christian Center in Abuja on June 14 2016.

The election, overseen by outgoing CAN president Ayo Oritsejafor, saw Samson defeat Joseph Otubu of the Motailatu Church Cherubim and Seraphim Movement (MCCSW) by 57 votes to 28.