Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills Borno CAN Secretary

Barely an hour after Jonathan emergency rule in Borno, Yobe Adamawa states, the Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Maiduguri, Rev Faye Pama Musa was yesterday shot dead inside his Maiduguri residence by unknown gunmen.

Barely an hour after Jonathan emergency rule in Borno, Yobe Adamawa states, the Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Maiduguri, Rev Faye Pama Musa was yesterday shot dead inside his Maiduguri residence by unknown gunmen.

The Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Borno State, Rev. Faye Pama Musa, was Tuesday evening shot dead in his house in Maiduguri by gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect.

Sources revealed that Musa, who was also the presiding pastor of REME Assembly, Maiduguri, was trailed to his house around the Government Reservation Area (GRA) area at about 7.30.p.m by two gunmen.

“He attempted to run away but his assailants were closed on him. They (gunmen) shot him at close range,” a source said.

Media aide to CAN National President, Pastor Ayo Oritsajafor, Kenny Asaka, confirmed the incident to journalists, adding that the president of the association just received the report with “heavy heart.”

“The Borno CAN secretary has been killed. We’ve got the report and the national president received it with heavy heart. It is very sad,” he said.

Attempts to get the police confirmation however was unsuccessful as the mobile line of the Public Relations Officer of the Borno Police Command, Gideon Jubrin, was not reachable as at the time of filing this report.

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