The Christian Association of Nigeria, Gombe, has adopted Islamic scholar and Minster of Digital Economy Isa Pantami as their son.
In a letter CAN’s secretary and Sr Apostle John Adedigba wrote, the body congratulated Pantami on his appointment as professor cyber security, the Christian body added the minister has made them proud.
“On behalf of the Christian community in Gombe State, we happily rejoice and congratulate our own son and brother Prof Isa Ali Pantami FNCS, FBCS, FIIM, MCPN, the Honourable Minister of Communication and Digital Economy on your promotion to the rank of professor of Cyber Security and your two years in office.
“We join you, your family, Gombe State and Nigeria at large to celebrate this promotion. We are proud of you as a son in Gombe State and we pray that it will be useful to Nigerians and humanity at large.
CAN also remind him of his achievement as minister, especially for the over one thousand completed projects and almost 400 ongoing projects in Nigeria under his supervision within two years.
“You have made us proud as a son; we pray as a church that God will use you to achieve many more and you will finish well in Jesus name. Once again Congratulations,” the letter read.
Pantami has been fighting to erase his past punctuated with Islamist extremism and Jihadist campaigns—a campaign that fought Boko Haram doctrine but sympathized with the Taliban.