The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Sunday hailed United States’ inclusion of the country in its religious intolerance watchlist.
The body lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari over killing of Christians and insisted that the plot to islamise Nigeria was real.
The US listed Nigeria among ‘Countries of Particular Concern’ over its tolerance for “violations of religious freedom”.
Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, said the US had re-designated Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan as Countries of Particular Concern for having engaged in or tolerated “systematic, ongoing, [and] egregious violations of religious freedom”.
However, Comoros, Russia, Uzbekistan, Cuba, Nicaragua, Nigeria, and Sudan are on a…