- Archbishop Justin Welby has condemned the killing of Adamawa CAN chairman
- Welby said Lawan Andimi's last statement was of faith and hop
- The Archbishop also called for prayers for the late preacher family and leadership of the country
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has condemned the killing of the chairman of the Adamawa chapter of the Christain Association of Nigeria (CAN), Lawan Andimi, by members of the terrorists' group.
Welby on Thursday, January 23, described the killing of Andimi as another attack on the Christendom.
Noting that the Andimi's last statement shortly after his capture by the terrorists was of hope and faith, Welby said Christians across the globe must thank God for his witnesses in Christianity.
The Archbishop also called on all to pray for Andimi's family and for effective leadership within the Nigerian government and perhaps the Military.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the leadership of CAN on Wednesday, January 22, declared a three-day fasting and prayers over the killing of Andimi.
The association's spokesperson, Evangelist Kwamkur Vondip, described the killing of Andimi as a sad occurrence.
He said that CAN did all withing its power made the best efforts to secure the release of the pastor but it was not possible because it didn’t have the military power to do so.
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