Lawan felicitates with Sultan at 65
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, on his 65th birthday.
Special Adviser (Media) to the Senate President, Ola Awoniyi, stated, yesterday, that Lawan joined other well-wishers and admirers across the globe, particularly the Nigerian Muslim Ummah, to celebrate the respected Spiritual Leader and President of Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and Jama’atu Nasiru Islam (JNI).
“The Sultan is an avid promoter of peace and religious tolerance as amply demonstrated in his role as the co-chair of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC).
“I appreciate the Sultan for his uprightness as a leader and the quality and frankness of his advice, from time to time, to people in authority,” he stated.
He prayed God to imbue the Sultan with good health and wisdom, and to grant him many more years to run the affairs of his people for peace in the land and to the glory of God.