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COVID19: CAN lauds Ayade as Cross River remains infection free

The Christain Asociation of Nigeria (CAN), Cross River state chapter, has commended the efforts of the state Governor, Sir Ben Ayade in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

The Umbrella Christian body said it was particularly impressed with the governor’s proactive response to the pandemic and urged other states to do likewise.

While giving its assessment of the fight against the pandemic, the state chairman of CAN, Most Reverend O.B. Ekpenyong said Governor Ayade has shown incredible capacity for leadership.

Most Reverend Ekpeyong was speaking Wednesday  during a visit to the Senior Special Adviser to the governor on Religious Matters, Reverend Father Bob Etta.

He expressed appreciation to the governor for the palliatives recently given to churches in the state to cushion the harsh efforts of the lockdown due to COVID-19.

Most Reverend Ekpeyong said he was delighted that Cross River was outstanding in curbing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

Responding, Reverend Etta thanked Cross River CAN for the great support and commitment it has been giving to the governor.

He urged Christian leaders in the state to continue to cooperate with government to ensure the state remains safe from COVID-19.

Describing the church as a dependable partner in the fight against the pandemic, Etta appealed to churches in the state to continue to abide by government’s directive on large gathering

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