President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of Lawan Andimi, Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Michika local government area of Adamawa State by Boko Haram terrorists.
The President in a statement by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity said the killing was cruel, inhuman and deliberately provocative.
His Statement read, “The terrorist killing of Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika, Adamawa State is cruel, inhuman and deliberately provocative. My deepest condolences to his family, the Christian community across Nigeria, and the Govt & people of Adamawa.”
“I am greatly saddened by the fact that the terrorists went on to kill him even while giving signals of a willingness to set him free by releasing him to third parties. This barbarism is condemnable. We will ensure that these terrorists pay a heavy price for their evil actions.”
“This incident has further strengthened our resolve as a Government, and the resolve of our gallant Armed Forces, to comprehensively defeat all terrorist groups sowing death, violence and destruction in our country and across West Africa.”