Ayokunle emerges new CAN President

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    ayokunleThe Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) yesterday elected Supo Ayokunle as its new President.

    Mr. Ayokunle, a Reverend, is the current National President of Nigerian Baptist Convention and takes over the CAN leadership from Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor.

    The election was conducted at the National Ecumenical Center, Abuja.

    At the poll, Mr. Ayokunle defeated his rival, Joseph Otubu of the Motailatu Church Cherubim and Seraphim Movement (MCCSW) with 54 votes to 28.

    It was the immediate past President of the body, Mr. Oritsejafor, that announced the result of the election and declared Mr. Ayokunle his successor.