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Terrorism in Nigeria: Bishop Kukah dares Buhari to name Boko Haram sponsors

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Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, head of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, has requested President Muhammadu Buhari to disclose the names of Boko Haram sponsors.

The cleric described Nigeria as a damaged nation decomposing from inside whereas “lives are hemorrhaging by the day”.

Kukah spoke on the priestly ordination of 5 deacons on the Holy Household Cathedral. The church launched his sermon on Sunday, the weekend of Nigeria’s independence celebration.

The bishop lamented why the Buhari administration was refusing to show the names of Boko Haram sponsors.

In September, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) revealed the names of six Nigerians prosecuted for Boko Haram in a listing of 53 people and entities.

The federal authorities’s place that it is aware of terror financiers however gained’t disclose identities has brought about public affairs analysts, media homes and residents to cost world powers to de-classify their intel.

Kuka mentioned Nigeria can’t go on the best way it’s as folks have grow to be so traumatised by horrible information that they’ve grow to be snug in “this swamp of evil”.

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The federal government critic regrets how life goes on within the nation as the continuing atrocities are regular.

“We now have grow to be specialists at burying the lifeless, however refuse to ask why the killings proceed. We can’t overstate the truth. It’s clear that neither politics nor financial fashions can repair the nation”, PM Information quoted him as saying.

The revered priest mentioned the political class is in a state of inebriation with the drug of energy and loot.

“The federal authorities has instructed us it’s not able to publicise the names of these funding Boko Haram. We can’t go on like this. Questioning existential threats to humanity is the apostolate that we Clergymen are known as to.

“We all know that this street is harmful, it’s rocky, it’s treacherous, it takes lives, however it’s all too acquainted. The our bodies and the feelings of women and men are irretrievably damaged.

“Our folks, fleeing their properties after over ten years have now turned refugee camps into their habitats. Our identification as residents is being traded for the standing of migrants and refugees.”

Kukah additional expressed dismay about how the civic house in Nigeria is slowly closing, with residents dropping peculiar freedoms to the crippling fingers of totalitarianism.

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