CITIZENS COMPASS– THE Presidential Candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday, met with the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Abuja.
He assured them that he will not run his administration on the basis of religion if elected President of Nigeria.
The Presidential candidate said if elected, he will not discriminate against anyone either based on tribe, religion or gender when he was Lagos Governor, he would not start such in office as president.
During the interactive session, the leadership of CAN led by its new president Daniel Ukoh presented some issues that are germane to the growth of the nation like state policing or a decentralized policing system, devolution of power to states, equal rights for all religions and their adherents, right to self-determination by all ethnic groups, right to control natural resources by communities that bear them, no to open grazing, and equitable electoral system that guarantees the right to vote and be voted for by all.
Tinubu said, “My belief in the need for secular government and faith-based organizations to work in unison is not something adopted recently to benefit my campaign.
He was accompanied by some big wigs in the party including his wife, Oluremi, Presidential Running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima and House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila among others.