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Stop economic hardship, Sultan tells leaders

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, has called on leaders to intensify efforts in finding solutions to the economic and security challenges facing Nigeria.

The Sultan made the call during his Sallah message at his palace in Sokoto when thousands of Muslim Ummah gathered to pay him homage.

Shortly after the prayers the Sultan addressed the Muslim faithful at his palace where he called on leaders to intensify efforts to fix the nation’s economy and fight the rising insecurity to enable access to their farm and end hunger in the country.

The Chief Imam of the Sultan Bello mosque, Imam Malamin Akwara, led the two units prayers at the Sokoto central Eid ground, where the Sultan of Sokoto, the Sokoto State Deputy Governor and other top government officials observed the Eid prayers to mark this year’s Eld -El-Kabir celebration.

He also advised well-to-do individuals in the society to assist the less privileged members of the society.

In a related development, residents of Gwiwa Eka, a suburb within the Sokoto metropolis were full of praise to the Labour Party Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, for donating a cow for the Salah celebration.

A resident, Adamu Abdulrahaman, who spoke on behalf of the Salah meat beneficiaries, expressed their gratitude to Peter Obi, for putting smiles on their faces on this auspicious occasion.

He said, “Some of us could not afford the high cost of rams in the market. We are grateful to Peter Obi, for this magnanimity and called on other well-to-do personalities to emulate his good gesture.”

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