Bishop Kukah On Monday been the second of October at an annual popular program organized by the Covenant Christian Centre, Lagos called “The Platform Nigeria” saw this great and famous Nigerian Catholic Bishop and a politician, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Most Reverend Matthew Hassan Kukah.
During the event, the bishop who was welcomed by thousands of people who graced the occasion, urged Nigerians to develop good attitudes to promote good governance and peaceful coexistence.
The bishop who spoke on the weakness of power said good governance would improve Nigeria although that irrespective of the current challenges faced by Nigerians, that positive change of attitude , peace , unity will go a long way to help the nation in it course of one Nigeria one nation
He also further said that he knows that Nigerians are not satisfied with the way things are going on in the country but cautioned that anger, hatred and violence would not tackle the challenges.
The bishop appealed to Nigerians to love one another irrespective of their ethnic, political and religious leanings.
He also encouraged Nigerians not to kill the love they have for the nation but rather pray for a better nation.
During the event, the bishop made ten powerful unforgettable quotes which he urged everybody to take home while the event progressed and below are the quotes:
- Anyone who want to govern Nigeria must be prepared to cope with our Anger
- ‘The only freedom people confer on you is the freedom to agree with them”
- Some Nigerians think being in office means being in Power. Power is about influence.
- Power and leadership is about getting people to do what they don’t want to do, but doing it happily
- You can be in office and not be in power. You can be in power and not be in office
- Every unhappy family is unhappy differently, but they all have one thing in common. They are unhappy
- If you are genuinely ready to serve, why must it be at all cost? These problems come from our greed
- Anything can go wrong where we are now. We are at a tipping point
- For the first time every Nigerian is very angry, although the reason may be very different
- If we fought the civil war 40 years ago and the reasons why we fought still persists, then there is a problem