President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, March 29, met with leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting between the president and the CAN leadership was held behind closed doors at the Council Chamber of the State House.
NAN also gathered that the religious leaders were in the villa to congratulate Buhari on his re-election for another four years term.
The outcome of the president’s meeting with the CAN leadership was being expected as at the time of filing this report.
NAN reports that the president would also be meeting with Imams and Senior Islamic Scholars from across the country later, today.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that CAN had said it remained apolitical and would congratulate and rejoice with whoever wins the presidential election in the country.
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The association made this known on Thursday, March 28, while denying being under pressure to congratulate President Buhari on his re-election.
The association's president, Samson Ayokunle, in a statement, by his media aide, Bayo Oladeji, said: “Our attention has been drawn to a story suggesting that we are under pressure to congratulate President Buhari on his reelection."
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