Boko Haram insurgents have killed the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Lawan Andimi.
SaharaNews learnt on Tuesday that a source confirmed the killing happened on Monday.
Andimi was kidnapped early January when the insurgents attacked his village.
He appeared in a video clip days after his kidnap, pleading for help from Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri.
“I have never been discouraged because all conditions that one finds himself …is in the hand of God. God who made them to take care of me. So, the summary of my speech; I am appealing to my colleagues, reverends, particularly my president, Reverend Joel Billy who is a strong man, a man of compassion and man of love. He can do all his best to speak to our governor, Umaru Jibrilla (Fintiri) and other necessary agents for my release here,” he had said.
Boko Haram has not made a statement on the killing.