Northern Governors Congratulate the Sultan
The Northern States Governors Forum has joined millions of Nigerians to felicitate with the Sultan of Sokoto, Dr. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar the Third who turned 57 over the weekend.
The Forum described the monarch as a bridge-builder who has consistently worked for peace, unity and tolerance among diverse ethnic and religious interests across the Country. In a tribute to Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar, the Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Niger State, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu said Dr. Sa’ad’s years on the throne brought tremendous progress and modernization to the caliphate and across the length and breadth of the Nation.
In a statement by the Press Secretary to the Governor, Danladi Ndayebo, the Forum emphasized the Sultan’s enviable stature as bridge builder who has been helping to bring his people together, irrespective of their differences, thereby advancing the cause of peace, unity and positive development in all parts of the Country.
The Forum prayed God to grant the Sultan health, courage and many more years of selfless service to Nigeria and humanity.