Kukah Hyperlinks Banditry Surge To  Schooling Neglect

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, has sounded the alarm on Nigeria’s escalating banditry disaster, attributing it to the federal government’s failure to prioritize youth schooling.

Kukah stated this in a speech delivered on Friday, on the forty second Actualisation four-day convention of Rotary Worldwide, District 9110 held  in Abeokuta.

He urged the pressing want for academic funding to curb the rising tide of insecurity plaguing the nation. 

He cautioned that with out swift motion, the scenario would solely deteriorate additional, with fears of bandits and Boko Haram gripping the populace.

Highlighting the staggering variety of Nigerian kids disadvantaged of schooling, Kukah painted a grim image of the longer term if quick measures aren’t taken. 

He referred to as upon philanthropists, spiritual organizations, and humanitarian teams to affix forces in combating illiteracy, emphasizing the indispensable function of schooling in guaranteeing nationwide safety.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo echoed Kukah’s sentiments in a pre-recorded video message, urging the Rotary membership to redouble its efforts in serving humanity.

 He urged individuals to grab the convention alternative to resume their dedication to uplifting the much less privileged and making a optimistic influence on society.

District Governor Ifeyinwa Ejezie highlighted the Rotary membership’s initiatives in varied areas, together with primary schooling, maternal and baby well being, financial empowerment, and psychological well being consciousness.

 She reaffirmed the group’s dedication to addressing societal challenges comprehensively.

In the meantime, Nigeria’s safety disaster has prompted widespread concern, with stakeholders demanding decisive motion from the Federal Authorities. 

Borno State Home of Representatives member Ahmed Jaha lately referred to as for the enlistment of army mercenaries to confront the nation’s safety challenges head-on, signaling the urgency of the scenario.


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