The Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN) is preparing a fresh suit against the Companies and Allied Matters Act(CAMA)USING The proper name of the Plaintiff (CAN) as on the Certificate of Incorporation.
‘’Our lawyers are currently preparing to institute a fresh suit using the proper name of the Plaintiff(CAN) as it is on the Certificate of Incorporation. This is the truth of the matter no. hat happened in the court as just a temporary setback and by the grace of God, e have overcome it. Our prayers are for the unborn generations and nothing will discourage us from pursuing this case to the logical conclusion.”
” The court to determine ‘’whether Section839, subsections (1), (7)and (10) of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA), , is inconsistent with Sections 4(8), 6(b) and 40 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria(as amended) which guarantees the plaintiff’s right to freedom of association and the right to seek redress in court.
‘’whether the provision of Section 854 of the CAMA, is inconsistent with Section 39 of the CFRN which guarantees the right to freedom of expression,’’ among others.
Part of the reliefs is seeking to include ‘’a declaration that section 839(1), (7) (a) and (10) of the CAMA are inconsistent with Section 40 of the CFRN and thus unconstitutional, null and void’’.
CAN calls on well-meaning Nigerians and non-Christians to continue praying:’’for us, as e return to court, in our bid to ensure freedom of religion and worship to every Nigerian irrespective of their religious, political and ethnic affiliations’’.