The President of Christian Association of Nigeria and CEO of Nigerian Baptist Convention, Supo Ayokunle told CPAN that his appointment as the head of CAN was not based on politics but on a personal revelation from God.
In a media chat between Christian Press Association of Nigeria (CPAN) and some of the leaders of Christian Association of Nigeria, the President of CAN explained how he had a revelation while outside the country. In that revelation. He saw people from some of the other blocs of CAN casting their vote for the Baptist Convention where he belong. After challenging one of the voters, he woke up.
He immediately related the dream to his wife who rejected the dream and called for some of their women group members to nullify the dream. According to his wife, he was too straight forward to be involved in the politics of Christian Association of Nigeria.
Supo Ayokunle was however elected as the President of Christian Association of Nigeria and he believed that was God’s will for his life even though he never desired it initially.
Christian Association of Nigeria is the largest ecumenical body ever established in Nigeria. CAN was established in 1976. Christian group in Nigeria and is made of five blocs
1. Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN)
2. Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN)
3. Christian Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (CPFN)/Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN)
4. Organization of African Instituted Churches (OAIC)
5. TEKAN and ECWA Fellowship
The CAN President also shared about how the Federal Government can improve on the security challenge in the country.