Contrary to the position of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), a coalition of Bishops and some pastors have stormed Musa Yar’adua centre, venue of the official unveiling of Senator Kashim Shettima as the vice presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
DAILY GIST reported that CAN had rejected the decision, saying way it would not allow its members to vote for a Muslim-Muslim ticket in the 2023 presidential election.
It noted that the Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket insults the sensitivity of Nigerians and the Christian youths, noting that the decision is capable of further dividing and setting this nation on fire.
However, against the directives Bishops and pastors in their numbers were seen dressed in their cassock at the official unveiling of Senator Kashim Shettima as Tinubu’s running mate.
One of the Bishops who pleaded anonymity told Reporters that they were at the event to declare their support for Tinubu-Shettima presidential ticket.
Presidential candidate of the party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the leadership of the APC led by Senator Abdullahi Adamu and several other party leaders are expected at the event.
Meanwhile, the security situation in and around the venue is tight with mammoth crowd of supporters and praise singers have beiseged the venue, making it difficult for invited guests and Journalists to gain entrance.