June 15, 2021

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Eid-el-Fitr: Sultan urges Govt. to implore measures in addressing insecurity

NSCIA President and Sultan of Sokoto, Dr. Muhammad Sa‘ad Abubakar III

NSCIA President and Sultan of Sokoto, Dr. Muhammad Sa‘ad Abubakar III

By Muhammad Nasir

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA),  has uged government at all levels to come up with  measures aimed at addressing the security challenges bedeviling the country.

Abubakar, who made the call in his Sallah message in Sokoto  on Thursday, said the security challenges in the country had continuef to remain a great concern to all.

“We are calling on President Muhammadu Buhari, and  all the state governors to, as a matter of urgency .bring to  an end  insecurity across the country.

“As our leaders, you should continue to remain resolute and more committed to your various responsibilities of protecting the society.

“Therefore, you should enhance your commitment toward  the restoration of the peaceful nature our country was long known for,” he said.

The Sultan also called on the entire Muslims in country to sustain more prayers for their leaders to be able to shoulder the numerous responsibilities placed on them.

He urged Muslims to continue to sustain the spirit of charity, generousity, hospitality and brotherhood that Eid-El-Filtr symbolises.

“Today is a great day for all of us to celebrate, show love, support and relate with one another, as such we should sustain the commitment for our best desire,”he added.

He urged the  residents of Sokoto State to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 protocols and guidelines throughout the Sallah celebration. (NAN)

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