In a development that will excite his supporters, Peter Obi, presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the last general election, is currently in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
Also, former president, Olusegun Obasanjo is in the state alongside the former Anambra state governor. Both are in the state for a book presentation.
The book titled ‘Witness to reconciliation: my personal journey towards reconciliation in Ogoni land’ and written by the Archbishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Mathew Kukah, is being presented at the Obi Wali International Conference Centre, Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
Obasanjo, Obi and Kukah walked into the venue at exactly 2:45pm and were greeted by huge crowd.
Kukah was born on 31 August, 1952 in Anchuna, Ikulu Chiefdom in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
He had his primary education at St. Fidelis Primary School, Zagom. He attended St. Joseph Minor Seminary, Zaria. From there, he proceeded to St. Augustine Major Seminary, Jos, Plateau State, where he studied Philosophy and Theology.
He was ordained a Catholic Priest on 19th December, 1976 of the Gidan Bako Catholic Mission in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area. The ordination mass was coordinated by His Grace, Archbishop Emeritus, Peter Jatau, Rev Fr J.C. Murphy and Rev Fr J. Obrien.