Sultan hopeful insecurity will soon end after discussion with President Jonathan
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar, came out of a meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday
According to the Sultan, the current security challenges the country is facing, would soon be a thing of the past after discussing them with Jonathan
Sultan Abubakar told State House correspondents after presenting the 2013 hajj report to President Goodluck Jonathan that he and his team had fruitful discussions and expressed the belief that it would help solve the festering menance of terrorist activities in the country.
'We took time to rub minds on some few security issues affecting Nigeria. We heard from Mr. President and he also heard from us. Insha Allah, Nigeria will be better for it very soon', he said.
The Sultan thanked the president for supporting hajj operations in the country.
He said Jonathan assured of the government's continued total support for hajj operations in this country.
'At the end of each hajj operation of each particular year, the Amirul Hajj delegation submits its report to the president highlighting what really transpired, what are the challenges and what we feel Mr. President should do to make hajj operations in Nigeria better. So, this morning, we submitted our report to the president and highlighted areas of achievements and also some few areas which we feel the government should still come in.
'We also commended Mr. President for the support he has been giving to hajj operations in Nigeria and I think you are all aware of the significant leap we have in terms of preparing and conducting hajj operations in Nigeria. Much better than what it used to be', he said.