Kukah gives reason for backing Tinubu as Nigeria’s president –

On Sunday, Matthew Hassan-Kukah, bishop of the Catholic diocese of Sokoto, expressed joy that Nigeria would for the first time have a president, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who is ready for the job.

KukaSpeaking on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, he said President Muhammadu Buhari and the duo of ex-presidents Goodluck Jonathan and Olusegun Obasanjo, among others, were unprepared to become Nigeria’s leader.

The cleric stressed that he had chosen the former Lagos state governor because he firmly believed he was ready for the country’s top political office.

He said: “No president or head of state in the history of Nigeria has ever prepared himself for the job of the country’s number one citizen, with the exception of President-elect Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who has been preparing and preparing for this task for decades. Former .

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“You could go all the way to Nigeria and you wouldn’t find a Nigerian president or head of state who was ready for the job.”

He added that Tinubu is ready as he has been preparing for the top job since the 1990s.

“Atiku and Obi were not ready for the job and that’s why I say we should not make the same mistake of rushing into office someone who is not ready to be President of Nigeria again anyway.

“That’s why I chose Asiwaju Tinubu, he is well prepared for the job of President of Nigeria.”

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