Musa Asake, the General Secretary, Christian Association of Nigeria is dead.
Although details of the death are still sketchy, it was reported that he died on Friday morning in Abuja after an illness.
His brother and former member of the House of Representatives, Jonathan Asake, confirmed the death.
“Yes, he died this morning. We are right now in the mortuary. I was with him yesterday (Thursday) in his house,” he stated.
The deceased, an indigene of Southern Kaduna, has been vocal in the defence of Christianity in Nigeria.