Matthew Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, has advised supporters of politicians not to kill themselves while demonstrating support for their candidates.
Kukah stated that opposition politicians are friends fighting for their piece of the national cake and as such shouldn’t be taken too seriously.
Kukah disclosed this on Tuesday while fielding questions on the Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme
He said, “These politicians are struggling and they’ve lived their lives struggling for the national cake which they will distribute amongst themselves. It is therefore in the interest of ordinary Nigerians to know that they have to vote to stay alive.”
Kukah also said that enthusiasts of politicians “must understand that these politicians know themselves” regardless of their grandstanding and posturing.
While advising supporters of political candidates to be a bit more restrained and wise, the cleric urged people to figure out how to manage their passion when it comes to politics, adding that people should not take seriously the grandstanding of the politicians.