- The chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Akwa Ibom state has lamented that he inherited empty treasury from the former leadership of the association
- Dr Ndueso Ekwere said that nothing was found in the treasury despite the N100 million donated to the association by former governor, Godswill Akpabio
- The chairman also said due to lack of funds and perfection of documentation, the land also donated to CAN by the former governor had not been developed
Akwa Ibom state chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Dr Ndueso Ekwere, has lamented that despite the N100 million donated to the association, his executive inherited an empty treasury from the former leadership of the association.
He said that the leadership headed by Archbishop Cletus Bassey left nothing behind for the present executive to work with, Independent reports.
NAIJ.com notes that while briefing newsmen in Uyo on Monday, April 16, Ekwere said that the land also donated to CAN by the former governor had not been developed because of lack of funds and perfection of documentation.
He said: “We are yet to see the N100 million donated to us by former Governor Godswill Akpabio since we came into power.
"We have set up a committee to review the land and take proper ownership; even if we will have offices at the at the International Worship Centre as promised by the state governor, we still need the land for investment purposes.”
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) was sued by the youth wing of the association (YOWICAN), over the tenure of its chairman.
Daniel Kadzai, YOWICAN’s national chairman, dragged the association’s leadership before a federal high court in Gwagwalada, Abuja.
In the suit, Kadzai challenged the attempt to terminate his tenure as national chairman of YOWICAN, when it had not yet expired.
Is it really appropriate for Christians to pay tithe? - on NAIJ.com TV