The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar also described President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari as a role model and a distinguished statesman.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar has urged President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari not to disappoint Nigerians who voted for him to become the nation’s leader.
Abubakar also described Buhari as a role model and a distinguished statesman.
The Sultan, who is also the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) made the comments on Thursday, April 2, during a media briefing in Ilorin, Kwara State.
“Nigerians have great expectations from an incorruptible man, a role model, a gallant officer and distinguished statesman who they could not be induced by money to abandon,” Abubakar said through the Secretary-General of the NSCIA, Ishaq Oloyede.
“It is your responsibility not to disappoint the teeming majority, the masses especially, who sacrificed their time, energy and lives because their hope hangs on you,” he added.
The Sultan also praised President Goodluck Jonathan for conceding defeat.