Ahmed Salkida on Tuesday,Announced that CAN chairman was executed by his abductors on Monday via Twitter.
Rev. Andimi was a church leader, a father to his children and the community he served. My condolences go to his family.”
Rev. Andimi, who was abducted on January around 7:pm when Boko Haram insurgents attacked Michika village, asked the Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, to rescue him.
In a video obtained by Salkida, the CAN chairman said the insurgents have not maltreated him since he was abducted.
CAN reacts to the execution of the cleric.
In a statement issued by its Director of Legal and Public Affairs, Evan. Kwamkur Samuel Vondip and titled: “The brutal murder of Rev. Lawan Andimi: A shame to Nigerian Government,” the Christian umbrella body accused the government of colluding with terrorists to exterminate Christians.
The statement read: “The President of CAN, Rev. Dr. Samson Supo Ayokunle and indeed the entire CAN leadership and the Nigerian Church are deeply saddened with the news of the gruesome murder of Rev. Lawan Andimi, the CAN Chairman in Michika Local Government Area and the District Church Council Secretary of the Ecclesiya Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN) Church in Michika, Adamawa State