Christian Association Reacts To Controversial Video Showing Christian Women Singing In Kanuri Attire

The Christian Association of Nigeria, Borno Chapter, has mentioned there was no ulterior or unfavorable motive concerned in a viral video exhibiting some Christian ladies teams in Kanuri apparel singing Christian songs. 

CAN in a launch on Sunday mentioned no non secular stress ought to be generated by the video and it apologised for any colouration given to it, saying it was not supposed to offend the opposite religions of Borno residents. 

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The launch was signed by the state CAN Chairman, Bishop Naga Mohammed, and Secretary, Reverend Joseph Kwaha. 

SaharaReporters learnt {that a} video of Christian ladies in Kanuri apparel singing Christian songs in a track observe had attracted a number of controversies from varied quarters of the state, resulting in a terse press launch from the Borno Emirate Concerned Citizens. 

But CAN in its launch mentioned, “We wish to state and reiterate the commitment of the Christian community in Borno State to the peaceful coexistence of the people of Borno State and indeed Nigeria as a whole. 

“Against the background of the insurgency and insecurity that has bedevilled us for over a decade, no well-meaning particular person, group or organisation, non secular or in any other case can afford to do something prone to jeopardise or compromise the relative peace that we are actually having fun with the state. 

“This relative peace is a product of the selfless and tireless efforts and commitment of our governor, Babagana Zulum. It is also the product of the sacrifices of our security personnel. 

“Against this background, the Christian Association and the Christian neighborhood in Borno want to state categorically and unambiguously that the Kanuri gown worn by the ladies Christian group within the video didn’t have any ulterior motive of the inferences contained within the mentioned press launch or supposed in any approach to offend the Kanuri or another tribe (sic). 

“Rather it depicts the socio-cultural harmonious coexistence and religious tolerance Borno has enjoyed from time immemorial. 

“With all sense of accountability, the video was not meant or supposed to offend the Kanuri or painting that they’ve been transformed to Christianity. 

“As earlier said, the wearing of the Kanuri dress by the Christian video was never meant to provoke His Excellency, the governor of the state, his Royal Highness, the Shehu of Borno, the Kanuri generally or anybody for that matter. 

“If, nevertheless, that’s the impact and impression created, we provide our honest apology to all those that are offended by the portion of the 8 tracks within the video in query.” 

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Christian Association Reacts To Controversial Video Showing Christian Women Singing In Kanuri Attire

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