- The Sultan of Sokoto has said that the Nigerian populace are living in difficult times
- Sa'ad Abubakar urged leaders of the country to do all it takes to ensure that Nigerian live better lives
- According to the sultan, the leaders of the country must work towards curbing the growing insecurity in Nigeria
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday, February 8, has said that the Nigerian populace is suffering.
The sultan called on the Nigerian government to put in more efforts towards ensuring a better life for the Nigerian citizens.
Speaking at the 45th anniversary of the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, in Zaria, Kaduna state, the sultan said Nigerian leaders must learn to sympathise with the masses.
He said although Nigerians are expected to pray to God for safety and guidance, the leaders of the country must work towards curbing the growing insecurity in Nigeria.
Sultan said: “We are calling on our leaders to sympathise more with the masses. Everyone knows that we are in difficult times. There is nothing that is above Allah’s powers. Ours is to continue to pray and we are praying for our leaders."
e also urged the people of Zazzau, to brace up and pray for the president, the Kaduna state governor and Nigerian leaders at all levels.
"You shouldn’t leave us to our abilities and capacities, we need your prayers to succeed," Sultan said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the sultan earlier opposed to the establishment of a security outfit called Operation Shege-Ka-Fasa.
The security outfit was launched by the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNGs) as a crime-fighting outfit in the northeast region.
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