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Bishop Kukah Bags The Mundo Negro Fraternity Award

Bishop Kukah Bags The Mundo Negro Fraternity Award

Princess-Ekwi Ajide Abuja

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto and Founder of the Kukah Centre, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has been selected for the Madrid-based “Mundo Negro Fraternity Award”.

The Mundo Negro Fraternity Award, by a Spanish Magazine is an annual award for individuals and institutions that have contributed remarkably to the progress of their nation and continent.

News about the award, which will be formally presented to Kukah in Madrid on February 3, 2024, was conveyed to the cleric through a letter signed by Fr. Enrique Bayo Mata, a priest of the Comboni Missionaries and Director of the Spanish magazine.

In a statement by the Kukah Centre on Monday, part of the letter to read, “Every year, the Magazine organises the Encounter with Africa during which the Award is given to a chosen African personality or institution that has been characterised by their contribution to the construction of a better world and a better African continent.

“Our eyes have been opened to the excellent work of the Kukah Centre founded by you.”

The Executive Director of the Kukah Centre, Abuja, Reverend Father Atta Barkindo, while reacting to the development, said, the award will inspire Kukah and his team to do more for the nation and continent’s advancement.

He said: “we at the Kukah Centre are humbled by this show of appreciation of the contributions of the Founder of our Centre.

While we congratulate our Founder, Bishop Kukah, we sincerely thank the initiators of this Award.“We promise that this Award will spur us all to work even harder in promoting the ideals that Bishop Kukah represents to make the world a better place through the activities of the Kukah Centre,”


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