Christian Association Protests Boko Haram Suspects’ Relocation To Anambra

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Anambra State Chapter, on Monday protested the relocation of Boko Haram inmates to Ekwulobia prisons in the state by the Federal Government.

They said that situation has created panic in the state, while the residents have started relocating to other communities for safety.

The protesting CAN members included the Archbishop of the Diocese on the Niger and Dean Anglican Communion, Most Rev Christian Efobi, Catholic Bishop of Awka, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, Anglican Bishop of Awka, Most Rev. Alex Ibezim, Bishop of the Niger West, Most Rev Johnson Ekwe and Bishop Samuel Ezeofor of Ogbaru Diocese, among others.

Also, the youth, Christian women organization under the aegis of (WOWICAN) carried placards with different inscriptions denouncing the relocation of Boko – Haram inmates to the state.

Some of the placards read, “We have not slept since the ugly situation in Ekwulobia,” “Anambra CAN say no to Boko-Haram,” and “WOWICAN rejects Boko-Haram,” among others.

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