CAN has urged Christians to vote credible candidates in the upcoming elections.
According to the CAN chairman in Niger, voters must consider candidates that are compassionate, disciplined, and live credible lifestyles.
The Guber elections is Scheduled to hold on March 18.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that barely a week to the governorship and House of Assembly elections, the Niger State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged Nigerians to vote for credible candidates.
This was made known in a statement on Sunday through the CAN chairman in the state, Bulus Yohanna.
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The Christian body enjoined Nigerians to vote for candidates who would ensure development and peaceful co-existence among the people.
According to Yohanna, voters must consider candidates that are compassionate, disciplined, and live credible lifestyles
He further said that candidates who are cultists, religious fanatics, or involved in illicit drugs, or have relationships with bandits and thugs must not be voted into power.
He also enjoined voters to consider the antecedents of candidates in terms of performance in positions they occupied in the past.
Yohanna added that preferred candidates must ensure quality education and free healthcare for the masses and Christians should also pray and fast for the success of the elections.
He said: “The elections will take place on March 18. I enjoin everyone to vote for candidates of their choice.
“The candidate must be God-fearing, honest, and respectful of the rule of law, justice, and fairness for all.
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“He or she must have respect for religious and ethnic diversity”
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