Abuja – The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Kukah, on Tuesday said fighting corruption and fixing Nigeria required more than a God-fearing leader.
Kukah said this at the launch of a book titled “The Shadow List’’ written by Dr Todd Moss and organised by the African Centre for Media and Information Literacy in Abuja.
He said that to fight corruption and build the nation was not just about goodwill but about getting to the root of the matter and tackling it head-on.
“I have said it severally; let Nigerians keep saying they want a God-fearing leader.
“Nigeria does not need a God-fearing leader, because God-fearing has become an excuse to appeal to Nigerians and win elections.
“Governance in Nigeria is a criminalized enterprise and a criminalized state cannot progress; so we must come to terms as to why it is that this country is…
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