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Council of Imams reaffirms support for Sultan of Sokoto

The Council of Imams and Ulama,  Kaduna State has reaffirmed its unwavering support for the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, the revered symbol of Islam in Nigeria.

The council’s Secretary, Dr Yusuf Arrigasiyyu, stated this at a press briefing on Sunday in Kaduna.

“We stand in solidarity with His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto and criticise any attempt to degrade or undermine the esteemed office.

“The Sultanate represents the collective identity and heritage of Nigerian Muslims, transcending state boundaries.

“We view any assault on the Sultanate as an attack on our collective dignity and faith.

”We urge all parties involved to sheath their swords and embrace peace, recognising the Sultanate’s pivotal role in promoting unity, understanding, and harmony among Muslims and Nigerians at large.

“We call on the authorities to respect the Sultanate’s sanctity and historical significance, ensuring its continued role as a beacon of guidance and wisdom,“ he said.

Arrigasiyyu said the council extended its warmest wishes to the Muslim Ummah, celebrating a happy and prosperous new Islamic year.

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