Abubakar made the declaration in a statement on Friday by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto.
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Abubakar made the appeal at the Northwest zonal dialogue with stakeholders on National Ethics and Integrity Policy, organised by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) in Sokoto.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the president made his feelings known in a Sallah message issued by his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Wednesday.
Abubakar announced the sighting of the new moon in a radio and television broadcast in Sokoto on Monday.
Abubakar gave the directive on Sunday in a statement issued by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the turbaning ceremony took place at the Sultan’s palace in the ancient city of Sokoto and seat of the caliphate.
The Sultan, who is the Chairman Board of Trustees of the association, harped on the need to find workable solutions to address security and socioeconomic challenges confronting members of the association.
Abubakar made the call in a statement on Tuesday by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto.
Abubakar III made the call at the end of a four-day training of 160 community defenders against Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Harmful Practices (HP) organized by the Sultan Foundation for Peace and Development, an NGO, on Tuesday, in Sokoto.
The council made the appeal in a communique issued at the end of its emergency national executive committee meeting in Abuja.
The Sultan, who is also the President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, gave the directive in a statement signed by Alhaji Femi Abbas, Chairman, NSCIA Media Committee.
Abubakar made the call in a statement on Friday.