By Ismaila Chafe, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, the Most Revd. Matthew Hassan Kukah, as he turns 70 on Aug. 31.
In a congratulatory message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, on Tuesday in Abuja, Buhari joined the Catholic Church, friends and associates of the bishop in celebrating with him on the milestone.
The president noted the contributions of the priest, teacher, scholar and writer to national discourse.
He prayed that the Almighty God would grant Kukah longer life, good health and strength.