Banditry: We’re reaping what we sowed – Bishop Kukah


The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, on Friday, stated Nigeria is reaping what it sowed following bandits and terrorists’ assaults throughout the nation, most particularly within the North.

He blamed the insurgency on the federal government’s incapability to prioritize training of the younger technology, warning that the state of affairs might worsen.

The Catholic Bishop spoke in Abeokuta , Ogun State, whereas delivering a lecture on the forty second Actualisation convention of Rotary Worldwide, District 9110.

The four-day convention attracted 1000’s of Rotarians from Lagos and Abeokuta.

The clergyman in his lecture described rising safety challenges in Nigeria as the results of the younger technology not having correct training.

He stated “We face the challenges which can be the results of our kids not having training. Now all people is fearing bandits, all people is fearing Boko Haram, we’re reaping at the moment what we sowed yesterday and it’ll truly develop worse.

“We have now thousands and thousands of kids, at the least between 10 and 12 or 15 million kids which can be on the streets who’re begging, every of those kids are rising by the day, the Almajiri that’s 10 now, in 10 years time he can be 20 years so until we rapidly do one thing the state of affairs might go worse.”

He known as on philanthropists, spiritual our bodies and different humanitarian organisations to channel their efforts in the direction of combating illiteracy.

Kukah stated Nigeria “should attempt to fight illiteracy as a result of there is no such thing as a substitute for training and if we who’re educated consider that we’re secured then we should assume once more.”

In his goodwill message, former President Olusegun Obasanjo charged the Rotary membership to redouble their efforts in creating a greater world.

Obasanjo who spoke in a pre-recorded video, known as on the membership to proceed to place service to humanity above each different factor.

The previous President urged individuals to make use of the chance of the convention to reignite the eagerness for serving to the much less privileged and impacting the society positively.

The District Governor, Ifeyinwa Ejezie, famous Rotary Membership beneath her watch has performed quite a bit within the space of its focus together with primary training and literacy, maternal and youngster well being in addition to financial empowerment.

She stated the District has taken the problem of psychological well being to a different degree by educating alot of individuals, including that drug abuse among the many youths was equally addressed by the membership.

Ejezie reiterated the Rotary Membership’s dedication to humanitarian actions inside the district and internationally.



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