The President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC), Rev. Supo Ayokunle, has emerged the new President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), according to a statement.
The statement was signed by Rev. Musa Asake, the General Secretary of CAN and made available on Tuesday in Abuja.
It stated that Ayokunle got 54 votes to defeat Elder Joseph Otubu of the Motailatu Church Cherubim and Seraphim Movement (MCCSW), who got 28 votes.
The outgoing president of the body, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, announced the result to a rousing applause at the Ecumenical Centre, Abuja.