Convocation Lecture

Bishop MH Kukah

The Guest Lecturer for the 29th and 30th combined Convocation Ceremony of the University of Jos, Nigeria.


Most Rev. Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah


Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Nigeria.

Founder, The Kukah Centre (TKC)  Nigeria.


Title : Broken Truths : Nigeria's Elusive Quest for National Cohesion


Date : 22nd June 2018

Venue : University Multipurpose Auditorium

Time : 2p


Matthew Hassan Kukah was born on August 31, 1952 in Anchuna, Ikulu Chiefdom in Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State. He received his primary education from St. Fidelis Primary School, Zagom, and went to St. Joseph Minor Seminary, Zaria. He came down to Jos - Plateau State to further his studies at the prestigious St. Augustine Major Seminary Jos, where he studied Philosophy and Theology. He was ordained a Catholic Priest on December 19, 1976. Bishop M H Kukah also attended the University of Ibadan, where he obtained a diploma in Religious Studies. He also received the Bachelor of Divinity at the Pontifical Urban University, Rome in 1976, followed by a Master’s degree in Peace Studies, at the University of Bradford, United Kingdom in 1980. Kukah's academic pursuits culminated with a PhD from University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in 1990. Click here for more