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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The Sultan, who spoke at the Second Quarterly Meeting of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council in Abuja, said that he would always advocate dialogue as a way to achieve peace.
The Sultan gave the order in a statement issued by the NSCIA Deputy Secretary-General, Prof. Salisu Shehu.
Tinubu, in a condolence message on Sunday in Lagos, prayed for repose of the soul of the late Abubakar.
The NSCIA President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, announced this on Monday in a broadcast
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 Executive Secretary of the agency, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, made the assertion at a national sensitisation programme on COVID-19 vaccines for Muslim scholars and Imams in Nigeria in Wednesday in Abuja.
This is disappointing and unacceptable and, if not handled properly, has the potential of leading to a major religious conflagration and crisis. I say this because Kukah is deeply loved by millions from all over the country and the Christian community rever and adore him.
Sani, in a tweet on his Twitter handle, spoke against the backdrop of the criticism of the Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Rt. Rev. Hassan Matthew Kukah, by the Federal Government through the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, for his Christmas Day message.
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 JNI, headed by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, said this in a statement by its Secretary General, Dr. Khalid Aliyu, on Wednesday.
At a meeting in the State House with a delegation of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria, led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, the President told the royal fathers: “We have heard the loud cries of our youth and children, and we are attending to their concerns.”
The closed door meeting, holding at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, Kaduna, is also being attended by Senate President Ahmad Lawal and the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari.
Abubakar made the appeal during the signing of the Peace Accord by Ondo State governorship candidates on Tuesday in Akure.
The Chairman of the forum and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, made the commendation in a congratulatory message on the occasion of the Sultan’s 64th birthday.
Ayodele had earlier called for the revocation of the death sentence.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Dhul-Qadah is the 11th month in the Islamic Calendar, which comes before the 12th month of Dhul-Hijja, when Muslim Ummah perform annual Hajj.
Abubakar said this in a statement by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs of Sultanate Council, in Sokoto on Friday
This was revealed by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement on Friday