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Photos: Tinubu, Jonathan Others At Kukah’s 70th Birthday

 

2023: Why Tinubu Attended Kukah’s 70th Birthday - Shittu
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Top dignitaries trooped out on Wednesday to celebrate Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto on his 70th birthday.

The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal who chaired Kukah’s 70th birthday celebration in Abuja, commended Kukah for his strong belief in the possibility of a new Nigeria.

The event was attended by top dignitaries including All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; his running mate, Kashim Shettima; Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and others.

Tambuwal in a speech noted that Kukah’s criticism of the nation’s bad governance have been controversial, he (Kukah) believed Nigeria could and would come out of the doldrums of failed political leadership.

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The Governor, represented by a former governor of Imo State and former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, said Kukah’s love for a United Nigeria had remained unsurpassed.

His (Kukah’s) writings over the years have become controversial and have drawn the ire of powers that be, but what is not in doubt is his undying love for Nigeria and Nigerians, and his belief in the possibility of a new Nigeria where justice and equity reigns”, he said.

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