Boko Haram insurgents have killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state.
A source told our correspondent in Adamawa state that Andimi was reportedly killed by his captors on Monday. The source added that a CAN delegation was on its way to Michika to see the family of the deceased.
Andimi, a native of Kwada village in Chibok local government area of Borno state but worked as a pastor in Michika, was abducted early January when the insurgents attacked Michika.
TVC News earlier in January reported that days after his abduction, the clergyman, in a video clip, asked Ahmadu Fintiri, governor of Adamawa, to rescue him.
“I have never been discouraged, because all conditions that one finds himself …is in the hand of God. God who made them to take care of me. So, the summary of my speech; I am appealing to my colleagues, reverends, particularly my president, Reverend Joel Billy who is a strong man, a man of compassion and man of love. He can do all his best to speak to our governor, Umaru Jibrilla (Fintiri) and other necessary agents for my release here,” he had said.