Sultan Calls For National Security Summit

Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar III
Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III

As part of strategies to tackle the numerous security challenges confronting the nation at the moment, the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has suggested that President Muhammadu Buhari should convoke a National Security Summit.

The Spiritual leader of Nigerian Muslims made the call at an International symposium which is part of activities to mark his tenth year anniversary on the throne.

“I want to ask Mr Vice President, is it possible to have a national security Summit which will be attended by all stakeholder?” he asked.

According to the Sultan, the summit will include all stakeholders within security setting in the country, including traditional rulers.






     

     

    The Sultan also called on politicians and public office holders to always exhibit the spirit of tolerance and brotherly love, as well as accountability.

    He said: “There should be freedom of religion. Since we did not create ourselves, we must allow everyone to choose the religion they want for themselves, ” he said.

    “Whoever is bad is bad, whether he is a Christian, a Muslim, APC, PDP. Let every criminal answer their names.”

    “We must come together as one irrespective of our religious or political affiliations to fight the evil ones.”

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