CAN has said that the sultan of Edo is a plan to Islamize Edo state.
Recall GoldenNewsNg reported that they was an Anxiety in Edo state as Invitation For The Coronation Of A Sultan In Benin City Surfaces Online.
Following the above report, the Christian Association of Nigeria, Edo State chapter, has hailed the checking of the botched plan to install a Sultan in Benin, saying it is a grand design to Islamize the state.
A statement by Bishop Oriname Oyonnude Kure, Chairman, Edo CAN, read, “The attention of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Edo State, has been drawn to the purported plan by a certain Arab tribe from Borno State in the North Eastern part of Nigeria, known as Shuwa Arab to install a Sultan in the great Benin Kingdom of Edo State. What a provocative assault on the Traditional institution in Edo State?
“This is part of the subterranean grand design to Islamize our state in particular and Nigeria in general.