Peter Obi showers encomiums on Kukah at 70

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BY TIMOTHY AGBOR

Uba Group

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, on Wednesday, celebrated the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Kukah, on his 70th birthday.

In a Twitter thread, Obi poured praises on Kukah for his consistency in speaking against injustice, corruption and other forms of evil in the society.

The former Anambra State governor said, “My Lord and Elder Brother, Bishop Kukah, hearty and warm fraternal greetings as you mark your 70th birthday; and join the legion of the righteous. I share in your joys as we celebrate your life and many impactful years in the service of God, the Church and Country.

“You have remained a consistent voice against corruption, oppression, injustice and evil, which pervade every part of our nation. By your preachings, writings and lifestyle, you have influenced and pointed many to the right ways of life.

“Yours is a life of service to God and humanity. Your voice of wisdom and courage has been an inspiration and salve to many Nigerians. You speak truth to power! You are a sincere patriot committed to nation building and a united Nigeria.”