The President, Christian Association of Nigeria , CAN, Rev Dr Samson Ayokunle has congratulated the new President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem.
This is contained in a statement by his Special Assistant Media and Communications, Pastor Adebayo Oladeji.
It states that in spite of the pressure mounted on the president by some forces not to send her name to the Senate for confirmation, the President ensured that justice and fairness prevailed over selfish interest.
It adds that the confirmation of Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem as the President of the Court of Appeal shows that President Buhari is being sensitive to the aspirations and yearnings of the populace to have a nation where everyone has a sense of belonging irrespective of religious, political and ethnic affiliations.
The statement maintained that CAN will not cease to pray for the peace, unity and stability of the country.
“We will also continue to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari, as well as all our leaders at the national, state and local government levels for God’s guidance, wisdom and protection.
“Finally, we call on Justice Dongban-Mensem to ensure that she lives up to the expectations of God and citizens of this country without fear or favour because that is the only way she can show her deepest appreciation to God for elevating her as well as the goodwill support she gets from the citizens of this country