The late Mama Janet Hauwa Kukah, mother of Most Rev Matthew Hassan Kukah, Bishop of Sokoto, was laid to rest today at the family house in Anchuna, Zangon Kataf Local Government, Kaduna State.
Bishop Kukah was joined by the Metropolitan of Kaduna Province, Archbishop Matthew Manoso Ndagoso, and Bishops Kundi of Kafanchan Diocese and George Dodo of Zaria Diocese.
About 50 priests from Dioceses across the Province and Abuja also participatedd in the funeral Mass and witnessed the interment. Among the priests is Fr. Patrick Alumuku, the Director, SIGNIS Africa.
Others who participated the Mass and witnessed the burial included Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, representative of Governor Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Justice Akhas of the Supreme Court and head of National Industrial Court and Malam Nuhu Ribadu, former EFCC Chairman.
The homilist at the funeral Mass is Fr. Joseph Umoru. He praised Mama Janet Hauwa Kukah was an embodiment of courage and Christian values.