Bishop Kukah Demands Clearer Policy On Fighting Corruption

Bishop KukahThe Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Reverend Father Mattew Kukah, says the present administration lacks the ability to communicate hope to the people of Nigeria.

Bishop Kukah said this in an interview with Channels Television in Katsina State.

He said that the present administration lacks the ability to design both short and long term mission that can keep the citizens engaged.

Bishop Kukah further said that fighting corruption is a good thing that ought to be in a bigger policy as the country needs practical plans that suggest where the Buhari administration taking the nation.

However the popular Bishop said that the present government should be given more time as he believed they will fulfil their election promises to Nigerians.

National Peace Committee, Buhari Discuss Nigeria’s Peace

Muhammadu-BuhariThe National Peace Committee for the 2015 General Elections, headed by former Head of State General Abdusalami Abubakar (rtd), has held a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.

At the meeting held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday, talks were focused on how to sustain the peace that Nigeria had got after the general election.

The committee had brokered the signing of the peace accords between President Buhari and his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, ahead of the March 28 presidential poll.

Addressing reporters after the meeting, which lasted for about an hour, the catholic Bishop of Sokoto State, Bishop Matthew Kukah, said the peace committee had a role to still nurture the peace which Nigeria had got following the general elections.

The meeting is coming barely three days after former President Jonathan, had paid a secret visit to President Buhari at the residence.

Present at the meeting were General Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III and President of the Christian Association of Nigeria Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor.

Also in attendance were Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh, Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Cardinal John Onaiyekan, former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mrs Priscilla Kuye and Senator Ben Obi.