Muhammadu Buhari Wins Nigerian Elections; CANAN Says Outgoing Christian President Goodluck Jonathan Acted ‘Heroically’ by Peacefully Conceding Defeat to Muslim Rival

The Christian Association of Nigerian-Americans has said that outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan, a Christian, has acted “heroically” by peacefully conceding the presidency to his rival, Muhammadu Buhari, a Muslim. CANAN said that it had prayed for a peaceful outcome, and expressed hope that Buhari will be able to drive out terror group Boko Haram from Nigeria.