20th Sultan, Strong Pillar To Muslim Ummah, Says GOv Matawalle


From Maiharaji Altine Gusau

Zamfara state Governor, Bello Matawalle has described the 20th Sultan of Sokoto Alh Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III as a strong pillar to Muslim Ummah.

Governor Matawalle made the assertion in a good will message on Tuesday in Sokoto at a public lecture, titled “Religious understanding and Tolerance for peacefulci-existence in the developing world ( perspectives, challenges and prospects), organised to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the sultan.

Matawalle said the zeal, fashion and commitment with which the Sultan led the muslin Ummah has brought about unity, cohesion and peaceful co-existence amongst the Muslims in Nigeria and beyond.

The governor who was represented at the occasion by the State Commissioner of information, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, said during the 15 years of the sultan’s reign, he gallantly fought various frontiers in ensuring unity, love  and understanding among Muslims, both within and outside the Sokoto Caliphate.

Governor Matawalle who is also the Shattima of the Sokoto Caliphate, said the Sultan who had been preaching peace and harmony among the Muslim, has brought about security and protection of the muslin community and has set up an exemplary leadership in Nigeria and the international community.

The governor urged other leaders to emulate the Sultan in providing positive and purposeful leadership to always protect the Muslim Ummah.

The Shatiman Sokoto also appealed to all parents in the society to perform their responsibility of providing effective, efficient and active control, with excellent upbringing for their respective families, to help in curtailing the menace of banditry and other criminal activities in the society.

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