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Sultan of Sokoto Prays For Tinubu, Wishes Him Well




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The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III has come out to pray for Allah’a guidance for the President-elect, Bola Tinubu.

This is as the Sultan prayed for wisdom and strength for Tinubu to stir the affairs of the country when he is sworn in.

It would be recalled that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Tinubu the winner of the presidential election last Wednesday.

Naija News understands that the monarch made the prayer as he wished him well in a congratulatory message to Tinubu, contained in a statement by the Deputy Secretary-General of Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Prof. Salisu Shehu.

The sultan submitted that Tinubu’s trajectory of hard work, sacrifice, and dedication in public service speaks volumes, noting that he is an experienced human and financial resources manager.

The monarch advanced that “Tinubu would also foster unity, peace and engender sustainable development that we all crave.

“We would like to remind him that as a Muslim in a position of authority, leadership is trust and a lot will also be expected from and demanded of him by the people of this great country.

“We pray that the Almighty Allah bless him abundantly and grant him success so that his tenure shall be a reference point in the annals of leadership in this country.

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“We also beseech Allah to guide, guard and grant him the wisdom and strength to discharge his duties creditably.”