Senator Mark salutes Bishop Kukah @ 70, Says he is an emancipation.
A former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has showered encomium on the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto diocese, Dr Hassan Mathew Kukah for his unrelenting crusade for peace and justice in Nigeria.
In a statement issued by Paul Mumeh, Special Adviser to Senator David Mark stated that Bishop Kukah is an extra ordinary clergy who brought activism into evangelism to salvage mankind especially the emancipation of the less privileged in the society.
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The former President of the Senate in a goodwill message to mark Bishop Kukah’s 70th birthday, praised his indomitable spirit over the years noting that the clergy man works selflessly and speaks truth to power all times no matter whose ox is gored.
Senator Mark added that Bishop Kukah is a crusader without boundaries who identifies with the oppressed and the marginalized irrespective of ethic or religious leaning anywhere in the world.
“He preaches peace, love and harmonious relationship. He carries the burden of the poor and defends them even at the risk of his life”, Senator Mark added.
He said his relentless efforts for peace and unity of Nigeria is unequaled pointing out that the Bishop is one of the priests who brought intellectualism into evangelism .
The Former Senate helmsman noted that Bishop Kukah in spite of the prevailing socio economic, political and security challenges remain undaunted and irrepressible in his avowed commitment to serve God and humanity.
According to Mark “ Bishop Kakah is a man who has given all to the society. His deserves to be celebrated for his unrelenting selfless services to God and country “.
He wishes the Sokoto Bishop good health, peace , wisdom and courage in the service to God and humanity in the years ahead.