Buhari Meets Ooni, Sultan, Others At Aso Villa

Buhari Meets Ooni, Sultan, Others At Aso Villa


President  Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with some traditional rulers from different parts of the country .

The meeting holding inside the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa , Abuja has in attendance the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad ; the Ooni of Ife , Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi; and the Emir of Kano , among others .

At a meeting in the State House with a delegation of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria led by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji (Dr) Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, the President told the royal fathers that “we have heard the loud cries of our youth and children, and we are attending to their concerns.”

He, however, stressed that “To succeed in all of this, we would require your support and voice to help amplify the message. Your proximity to the people places you in a unique position to communicate and ensure that our response is targeted and impactful.”

Describing their “role as guardians of our traditional values and culture” as most critical, the President urged them not to compromise their neutrality “because this is what significantly confers on you, your moral authority and legitimacy.”

 

(Punchng)

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