The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has elected Rev. Supo Ayokunle as its new president. Reverend Ayokunle is the current National President of Nigerian Baptist Convention and takes over the CAN leadership from Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor.
The election was conducted at the National Ecumenical Center, Abuja.
Rev. Ayokunle defeated his rival, Joseph Otubu of the Motailatu Church Cherubim and Seraphim Movement (MCCSW) with 54 votes to 28.
The outgoing president of CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, whose tenure ends in July announced the result of the election and declared Reverend Ayokunle his successor.