The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has congratulated President Bola Tinubu on his inauguration.
Tinubu and Kashim Shettima were sworn in Monday as president and vice-president of Nigeria.
Daniel Okoh, the CAN President, in a statement, described the inauguration as a “momentous occasion”, adding that he wished Tinubu well.
He said there is much work to be done to address Nigeria’s challenges, including security and economic struggles.
He expressed optimism that Tinubu will engage active citizen participation regardless of political, ethnic and religious leanings to build a better Nigeria.
“On behalf of the Christian Association of Nigeria, I would like to extend our warmest congratulations to the new President of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as he assumes office today,” he said.
“This is a momentous occasion for Nigeria, and we wish President Tinubu well as he takes on the responsibilities of leading our great nation. Nigeria is facing a number of challenges that require strong and decisive leadership.
“From security concerns to economic struggles, it is clear that there is much work to be done in order to ensure that Nigeria can reach its full potential. We urge President Tinubu to prioritise these issues and to work tirelessly to find lasting solutions that will improve the livelihoods of the people of Nigeria.
“To this end, we believe that as His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu engages the active participation of all Nigerians regardless of their political, ethnic and religious leanings, Nigeria can overcome all obstacles to emerge stronger than ever.
“Once again, we congratulate President Tinubu and wish him all the best as he begins the onerous task of leading Nigeria at this time of our national history.”