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General News of Wednesday, 16 November 2022


Muslim-Muslim ticket: After harsh criticism, CAN finally meets Tinubu One-on-One

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Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) will meet the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu following the party's decision to field two Muslims on its ticket.

According to reports, the meeting, which is second will hold in Abuja on Wednesday, November 16 (today).

Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi and the Peoples Democratic Party’s Atiku Abubakar are also expected to be in attendance.

APC's Muslim-Muslim ticket generated an uproar from Nigerians and several religious groups after it was made public.

His Eminence, Archbishop Daniel Okoh, the president of CAN who was at the forefront of the conversation had on several occasions lamented the different challenges facing Nigeria in terms of development and governance.

The religious leader blamed the country’s woes on constitutional problems and failed institutional framework, The Punch reported.

Okoh stated this at the first part of CAN interactive session with presidential candidates in the 2023 election organised in Abuja on Tuesday, November 15.