Thursday, 28 June 2018

CAN Chairman Lands In Police Custody After Violent Protest Over Killings In Plateau

A Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in the troubled Plateau state has reportedly been arrested.
The scene of the Protest
It has been reported that Rev. Isa Nenman, the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in Plateau state, has been arrested.
A statement signed by the Chairman of the Plateau Northern Ethnic Nationality, Paul Dekete, says Nenman who was part of the facilitators of the protest that took place at the state government house yesterday June 27th, was arrested for allowing the protest to degenerate, leading to the destruction of some properties at the state government house.
Below is his statement:
''Following yesterday's peaceful protest by CAN supported by youth groups, the CAN chairman, Northern Zone is in Police custody, and there is a directive from Abuja to make arrests. 

"Due to that, we are inviting all members to meet at the Hqts, as we, demand for Chairman's release. Its urgent and now, all other platforms should mobilize now, please.

"Signed by Chairman Plateau Northern Ethnic Nationality

"Paul Dekete''

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