After meeting with Buhari
Speaking on behalf of the association, the CAN President, Revd. Supo Ayokunle, argued that Nigeria’s continued membership of the religious organisations violated the secular nature of the nation as enshrined in the constitution.
He said, “We call on the Executive and Legislative arms of government to withdraw Nigeria from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and from other international religious bodies and treaties Nigeria signed with such religious organisations because it violates the secular state of the nation as enshrined in the constitution of Nigeria and further violates government’s non-partisanship in religious matters as enshrined in the same constitution.
“The sanctity of the constitution must be kept for Nigeria to survive as one nation