2023: Atiku Assures CAN of His Administration's Commitment to Hunt and Kill the Killers of Deborah Samuel.

In a desperate move to be elected as Nigeria's next President, Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, has promised the Nation's Christians that if elected into power in the 2023 general elections, he will do all that the Christians want.

In a meeting with the officials of the Christians' leadership in Nigeria CAN in Abuja on Tuesday, Atiku Abubakar said Christians are being cheated in Nigeria. He said their fundamental rights are being violated and their voices and other entitlements denied. 

The PDP Presidential Candidate who cited examples, such as the killing of Deborah Samuel, a Christian student of Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto, Northwest Nigeria, who was murdered by a mob, following her insulting comment on Prophet Muhammad, promised to set up investigation into the killing to fish out all those involved in the murder with a view to killing the culprits.

"No where, the religion of Islam allowed killing of a fellow human being. " In fact, the religion says " an eye for an eye". This meams whoever takes someone's life must be killed." I will therefore invoke this section of Islamic law and the relevant sections of the Nigerian constitution to kill the killers of innocent Deborah Samuel. "My government will not condone any act of violating the rights of all Christians."

" I agree in total, with your proposal as it is contained in my mission for Nigeria if elected as the president of this country. "Atiku Abubakar told the CAN leadership.

In The Guardian reports "

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has told the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) that he believes totally in the strategy document of the religious body.

"The former Nigerian vice president, who made this known during his session with the leadership of the CAN in Abuja on Tuesday, said there is no difference between the religious body’s ‘Policy Roadmap for a Future Nigeria’ and his position, as contained in his policy document and a book he had written.

“I have listened to the presentation of CAN document and I can tell you the CAN document is totally in conformity with my thoughts in a book which I published when I was the vice president, and this led to a fundamental disagreement with my boss as well as my constituents,” said Atiku, alluding to his rift with then president Olusegun Obasanjo during their two-term in office from 1999 to 2007. “There is no difference between my book and CAN’s presentation.”

Speaking further, Atiku said: “I stand before you not to campaign but to tell you the honest truth. What you have presented is what I have always believed in, and if I have the opportunity, I swear to God, I will do it.

Speaking earlier, during his presentation of CAN’s ‘Policy Roadmap for a Future Nigeria’ strategy document, the General Secretary of the association, Joseph Daramola, listed the establishment of state police or a fully decentralized police as part of the policies the association believes will address the crises of development in Nigeria.

Others are a “clear and unambiguous religious neutrality of the Nigerian state through the removal of constructional references to religion and the use of religious symbols in all national legal materials and symbols, like the currency,” and the “enforcement of fundamental rights of all Nigerians, including economic and social rights.”

The body’s demands also include restructuring to decentralize governance, equitable and enforceable sharing of executive and legislative positions in Nigeria, ethnic and religious representation in military and security agencies, self-determination for all Nigerian people through inclusion of the right of a referendum in the constitution.

CAN also wants any incoming administration to end open grazing and

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