Segun Babatunde, Gombe
The Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum and Governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has felicitated His Eminence, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, CFR, the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) on the occasion of his 67th birthday on Thursday.
Governor Yahaya described Sultan Sa’ad as a beacon of peace and unity, whose role as the spiritual guide for Muslims across Nigeria has fostered unparalleled harmony within the Muslim Ummah and beyond, transcending boundaries to touch the lives of many.
According to a Press release issued by Ismaila Uba Misilli,
Director-General (Press Affairs), Government, House, Gombe, and made available to journalists on Thursday, the Governor noted that the Sultan’s dedication to nurturing peace and harmony remains instrumental in guiding the nation and its leaders towards effective governance and prosperity.
“As the guardian of our heritage and traditions, His Eminence has tirelessly championed the course of unity and tolerance. His efforts have nurtured cooperation, religious harmony, and peaceful coexistence, reinforcing the foundations of our society”, the release added.
The Northern Governors’ Forum Chairman urged the NSCIA President General to continue to use his exalted throne and immense influence to promote peace, unity and positive development, not only within the Caliphate, but across the nation and beyond.
The Governors’ chairman prayed Almighty Allah to grant His Eminence many more years of good health to continue his remarkable services to the ummah, the nation and humanity.