Monday, April 15, 2024

‘Nigerians reaping what we sowed yesterday’ – Bishop Kukah


The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, has said that Nigeria is reaping what it sowed yesterday.

Addressing the nation’s challenges, Bishop Kukah, in his Easter message made out there to newsmen, referred to as upon the Federal Authorities to plot a strong technique to reverse the nation’s course and lead it in direction of nationwide therapeutic.

“Our leaders selected the feast slightly than the quick. We’re right now reaping what we sowed yesterday. For over 60 years, our leaders have regarded like males in a drunken stupor, staggering, stumbling, and fumbling,” Kukah expressed.

He underscored pervasive corruption and its debilitating results on the nation, describing Nigeria as being in a state of hangover that renders it comatose.

However, the bishop remained optimistic about Nigeria’s potential for greatness, urging residents to journey collectively in direction of a brand new daybreak of resurrection.

“The corruption of the years of a lifetime of immoral and sordid debauchery has unfold like most cancers, destroying all our important organs. The result’s a state of hangover that has left our nation comatose.

“However, Easter is a time to additional replicate on the highway not taken. It’s a time to see if this Golgotha of ache can lead us to the brand new daybreak of the resurrection. Nigeria can and Nigeria will likely be nice once more. Allow us to journey this tide collectively in hope,” he said.

Proposing pressing measures to alleviate financial hardship and starvation, Kukah said the necessity for inclusive insurance policies to eradicate nepotism and foster patriotism.

He referred to as for clear recruitment strategies and a transparent communications technique to encourage accountability and obtain nationwide objectives.

He mentioned: “The federal government should design a extra complete and wide-ranging technique of recruitment that’s clear as a way of producing patriotism and reversing the ugly face of feudalism and prebendalism

“There’s a want for a transparent communications technique that can serve to encourage and create timelines of expectations of outcomes from insurance policies.

“There’s a want for readability over questions of who, what, when, and the way nationwide set objectives are to be attained and who could be held accountable.”

Kukah additionally criticised the prevalent safety scenario, describing the navy’s intensive involvement in civilian affairs as regarding.

He said the significance of sustaining the navy’s professionalism and integrity whereas addressing the foundation causes of insecurity.

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