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Don’t tamper with Sultan of Sokoto – Shettima Warns gov Aliyu

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The Vice President of Nigeria, Kashim Shettima has warned the government of Sokoto State to ensure that nothing happen to the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III.

He described the Sultan as representing an idea and an institution that all Nigerians should jealously guard and protect.

NaijaOnPoint.com.ng earlier reported that The Muslim Rights Concern, (MURIC) has warned against rumoured plot to dethrone the Sultan of Sokoto.

The MURIC founder and director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, gave warning in a statement following the deposing of 15 traditional rulers in Sokoto by Governor Ahmad Aliyu.

Vice President Shettima, who spoke today, June 24, at the ongoing North West Peace and Security Summit
said, “our father who is a permanent picture in all developmental issues in this country, His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto. I want to use him as my point of reference to recognize and appreciate all our royal fathers present here.

“And to the Deputy Governor of Sokoto, I have a simple message for you. Yes, the Sultan is the Sultan of Sokoto, but he is much more than that; he represents an idea. He is an institution that all of us in this country need to jealously guard, protect, promote, preserve and project for the good of our nation.”

 

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