CAN suspends Adamawa Secretary

(NAN)The Adamawa of Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN), Mr Anthony Elishama, suspended for three months over alleged mismanagement of 1.350 million.

The association also directed the suspended scribe to refund the amount within the period of his suspension.Elishama further asked to return all official properties, including vehicle and documents, to the secretatiat.

This is contained in a issued by Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza, the state Chairman of the association, a copy of which made available on Saturday in Yola.

Mamza said that Elishama’ suspension followed the unanimous  decision adopted during the state executive of the association held on Thursday.

“Mr Anthony Elishama suspension is as a result of mismanaging of funds belonging to the Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) to the tune of 1.350 million (one million three hundred and fifty thousand naira).

“The state executive of Christians Association of Nigeria expressed disappointment by the action,” Mamza explained.

The Bishop noted that the present leadership of CAN in the state had  zero tolerance to any type of financial indiscipline.

He said that the suspension would take effect from June 20, 2020, pending the state executive committee final decision on the issue.

“The suspended Secretary must refund the money to CAN within the period of his suspension.

“He should also immediately summit all the Association’s documents and properties, including the official car at his possession, to CAN Secretariat ,” the read in part.

Newsdiaryonline reports that there no immediate reaction from the suspended Secretary of the state chapter of CAN (NAN)