Mathew Kukah, the Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese, has stated that God did not make a mistake in creating a country with varied traditions.


Kukah confessed that he would not have been a priest without the support of his parents and the church, speaking to his congregation at an event commemorating his 45th anniversary as a priest and 10 years as bishop of the Sokoto diocese.

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He also expressed hope that God will do something “wonderful” in the country that will bring everyone joy.

Kukah stated,

“God did not make a mistake for making us a nation of diverse cultures, religions and ethnicities.

“I talk about Nigeria with pride because before our very eyes, God will do a great thing that we will all rejoice with.”

In other news, Nigerians should not believe the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, which was in power a few years ago, according to Senate President Ahmad Lawan.

The Senate President, who spoke in Hausa at an empowerment program organized by a Senator representing Gombe North, said there had been no substantial growth in the country during the PDP’s 16 years in power.

Lawan remarked that it would be terrible if youths were persuaded by the PDP, claiming that the President Buhari-led administration had delivered pragmatic leadership and democratic dividends to the people.

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He said; 

“PDP did nothing for 16 years, they spent money without any reasonable development. Youths should not believe PDP again.

“We thank President Muhammadu Buhari. He is the leader of the party in the country who has given us great leadership from 2015 till date and who has shown great desire to turn around the fortune of this country. Mr President has never rested for a second.”

The Senate President also assurred the Executive of the National Assembly’s support.  Lawan added; 

 “He (Buhari) is doing his best. Even though we are not out of the woods, he has done so much since 2015-2021. The National Assembly will continue to support Mr President to ensure that we deliver on our campaign promises to Nigerians.”