CAN names Fatokun new General Secretary

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CAN names Fatokun new General Secretary

The Christian Association of Nigeria has appointed Professor Samson Fatokun to take over from retired Barr. Joseph Daramola as the new General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria.

His appointment was announced in a statement signed by CAN President, Archbishop Daniel Okoh noting that Fatokun will continue to uphold the values and principles of CAN and do everything in his capacity to promote religious harmony in the country.

Barr. Daramola, the former General Secretary of CAN retired on 31st May, 2023 after serving the apex Christisn body for 11 years.

Fatokun, the new CAN Scribe, is a Professor of Christian Religious Studies at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State.

“We are confident that Professor Fatokun will continue to uphold the values and principles of CAN and work tirelessly to advance the cause of Christianity and promote religious harmony in Nigeria.

“We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to Barr. Joseph Daramola for his dedicated service to CAN. His leadership and contributions have been invaluable, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavours.

The statement read, “We pray for Professor Fatokun as he assumes his new role, that God will grant him wisdom, strength, and grace to lead with integrity, promote unity among Christians and advance the cause of Christ in Nigeria.”

Professor Fatokun is a member of the General Council of The Apostolic Church Nigeria, First Classical Pentecostal Denomination and Mother of Apostolic Pentecostal Denominations as far as Nigerian Pentecostal Church History is Concerned.