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Abducted CAN chairman, speaks from captivity, begs president Buhari, Fintiri to help him

Valentine Chinyem



Rev. Lawan Andimi who heads the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika, Adamawa State, has cried out to CAN, President Muhammadu Buhari, Adamawa State Governor Fintiri to come to do all they can to rescue him.

However, he urged Nigerians and mostly Christendom to be patient and not cry, worry but thank God for everything.

Rev. Lawan Andimi who was abducted on Thursday, added that the insurgents have been taking good care of him, since his abduction, adding that in the event that he is killed, he will accept it is the will of God.

In a video released by Ahmed Salkida, a journalist with links with Boko Haram leadership on Sunday, Andimi said: “I have never discouraged because all that one himself is in the hand of God.

“God who make them to take care of me and to leave my life will still work and he will touch them.

“I’m appealing to my colleagues, referends particularly my President, and my Governor for my release.
“This people have been doing me well, they provide my every need, they haven’t done anything wrong to me so I believe that God who made them to act in such a way to me will make all arrangement for me to leave here.

“By the grace of God I will be together with my wife and children, If the opportunity is not granted maybe it is the will of God.

“I urge you all to be patient, Don’t cry, not worry, but thank God for everything,” he said.