Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the execution of Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Lawan Andimi.
Boko Haram sect executed Lawan Andimi on Tuesday afternoon weeks after he was declared missing on January 3, 2020, The New Diplomat had reported earlier.
Reacting on his official Twitter page, Atiku expressed sadness over the killing.
He said, “This development saddens me. There’s a compelling need to recalibrate our security architecture.
“I sympathise with the family of Pastor Lawan Andimi and the entire body of CAN in Nigeria. May the soul of the deceased Rest In Peace.”
Andimi was abducted by Boko Haram when they attacked Michika on January.
Initially, he was declared missing but later appeared in a video released by Boko Haram, wherein he pleaded with authorities to secure his release.
Michaka and some other areas in North-eastern Nigeria has been repeatedly attacked by Boko Haram