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Africa: Bishop Kukah warns Christians in northern Nigeria are at risk

Bishop Matthew Kukah of Sokoto, Nigeria (Image courtesy: Aid to the Church in Need)

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Sokoto accused leading Muslims of systematic discrimination against Christians and hit out against “the most nepotistic and narcissistic government in known history”.

He made his comments in a homily at the funeral of 18-year-old seminarian Michael Nnadi of the Good Shepherd Seminary, Kaduna, who was abducted and murdered.

The bishop said: “For us Christians, this death is a metaphor for the fate of all Christians in Nigeria, but especially northern Nigeria. For us Christians, it would seem safe to say that we are all marked men and women today.”

The abductions followed the apparent beheading of 10 Christians on Christmas Day 2019 by a Daesh (ISIS) affiliate. On 20th January Boko Haram killed Rev Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Adamawa state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria  […]


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