Buhari Congratulates Sultan Of Sokoto At 60
BEVERLY HILLS, AUGUST 24, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the people and government of Sokoto State, the Muslim community and family members of the Sultan in warmly felicitating with the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, on his 60th birthday, August 24th, 2016.
While celebrating the unique anniversary, Buhari noted that the Sultan has demonstrated uncommon leadership style, patriotism and wisdom as the head of Jama'atu Nasril Islam, JNI, and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, in his consistent advocacy for security, peace and unity of Nigeria.
He observed that the wise counsels and support of the royal father on issues of good governance, girl-child education, infant and child mortality, and agriculture has greatly enriched his administration's efforts to improve the livelihood of Nigerians.
The President, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, prayed that the almighty Allah will grant the Sultan good health and long life to continue in the service of humanity.