Kano-born cleric, Most Rev. Daniel Okoh has emerged as the new president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).
CAN spokesman Joseph Daramola stated this in a release today.
Okoh is the general superintendent of Christ Holy Church, also known as Nation Builders (Odozi-Obodo).
The Most Rev. Daniel Chukwudumebi OKOH was born on November 12, 1963 in Kano to Christian parents. He is a native of Ndoni in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria.He is married to Ngozi and they are blessed with four children. Archbishop Daniel Okoh is a product of the famous Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha. In 1988, he graduated from the University of Port-Harcourt in Second Class Upper Division in Political Science and Education. Thereafter, he attended Christ Holy Church Seminary, Onitsha and was awarded a diploma in Theology. Since then he has undertaken many courses and participated in seminars that are relevant to his ministry work both in Nigeria and abroad. As the General Superintendent of Christ Holy Church International – an African Independent Church – he leads his denomination in ecumenical relations with other denominations in the body of Christ and engages with people of other religions in dialogue for peaceful co-existence and sustainable development.
CAN is made up of five blocs: Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Christian Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (CPFN)/Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Organisation of African Instituted Churches (OAIC), (TEKAN and ECWA Fellowship).
The association is scheduled to hold its general assembly on July 27 which would usher in the new administration.
The assembly also marks the end of the tenure of Samson Olusupo-Ayokunle.