Catholic Archibishop of Sokoto Diocese,Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah has advised Christians to make wise decisions in electing politicians in next year’s general election.
Bishop Kukah Advises Christians To Make Wise Decisions
He gave the advice in Yola at the 2022 Church Leaders Summit.
Kukah also asked the Christian community not to worry about the choices made by political parties in fielding their presidential candidates as power rests with the electorates.
The bishop also said politicians will live with the consequences of whatever decision they make.
He said, “We have to all make the right calculations and not be swayed by emotions.
“Because after all we’ve been through in Nigeria, we must avoid a mentality of ‘us versus them’.
“Nobody is going to force you as a Christian to vote one way or the other.
“And as I said, I’m moving away from this binary view of Christians and Muslims. That’s not who we are as Nigerians. That’s not what happens in the marketplace or across the country. There are no Christian roads, no Christian thieves or Muslim saints.
“For me, I don’t see how any Christian – I’m sorry to say – should be worried about the choice that a political party has made. Whatever decision any politician makes, they will live with the consequences.”
Meanwhile, Kanyi Daily reported that Bishop Kukah had condemned the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s Muslim-Muslim ticket and said it was unacceptable.