Crises: Sultan urges Nigerians to turn to God

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– The Sultan of , Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has turn God in finding solutions some of the recurring in the country.

The Sultan made the call in on Sunday at a -day seminar on “The Position of Islam on Begging.’’

The seminar was organised by the State Zakat and Endowment Committee, in collaboration with the state’ Ministry of Religious Affairs.

Abubakar said “we must turn God and pray fervently for God intervene in the affairs of Nigeria.

“Turning God and living our lives according religious injunctions are the only ways out of the current quagmire in the nation.

“We also have a sense of pity toward our less privileged brothers and sisters.’’

The Sultan also stressed the need for social justice, equity and fairness in the affairs of the country.

He advised clerics to shun materialism, bigotry and ceaseless power seeking, adding “clerics also shun all forms of provocative preaching and guide their followers aright.’’

He commended Gov. Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State for putting emphasis on the growth and development of Islam.

He added “Gov. Aliyu Wamakko has also ensured good governance and efficient delivery are the main thrust of seven-year-old administration.

“This has happily made the state to remain , and home to all, irrespective of our diverse religious, political and ethnic differences.’’ (NAN)