President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC), Rev. Samson Olasupo Adeniyi Ayokunle has emerged the new president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).
Ayokunle defeated Elder Joseph Otubu of the Motailatu Church Cherubim and Seraphim Movement (MCCSW) with 57 votes to 28.
Outgoing president, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, announced the result of the election at about 2:30 p.m. to a rousing applause of National Executive Council delegates from different parts of the country who had converged at the National Christian Centre in Central Business Centre of Abuja. Big congrats to him.