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Kukah wins 2023 Mundo  Negro Fraternity Award

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Kukah wins 2023 Mundo  Negro Fraternity Award

Onuminya Innocent in Sokoto 

The Bishop of  Sokoto Catholic Diocese Matthew Hassan Kukah and Founder of the Kukah Centre, has won this Year’s Mundo Negro Fraternity Award.

In a statement issued to newsmen on Monday by Father Atta Barkindo , the Executive Director, Kukah’s Centre said  the news was conveyed to Bishop Kukah through a letter signed by Fr. Enrique Bayo Mata, a priest of the Comboni Missionaries and Director of the Madrid based Spanish Magazine, Mundo Negro.

He said according to the letter, Fr. Bayo Mata said that: 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 characterized by their contribution to the construction of a better world and a better African continent. 

He said the letter further stated that: “Our eyes have been opened to the excellent work of the Kukah Centre founded by you.

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The Award, which carries a Ten Thousand Euros (EU 10, 000) cash reward will be formally presented to His Lordship in Madrid on February 3, 2024.

Barkindo explained that they at the Kukah Centre are humbled by this show of appreciation of the contributions of the Founder of the Centre.

He stated that while they congratulate their  Founder, Bishop Kukah, they  sincerely thank the initiators of this Award. 

He noted that this Award will spur them  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’s Centre.

Kukah wins 2023 Mundo  Negro Fraternity Award

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