Paul Obiajunwo, PortHarcourt
The Sultan of Sokoto and President General Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Saad Abubakar has called on Muslims in Rivers State to support Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike in the administration of the state.
Speaking during an interactive session with Muslims in Rivers State in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, the Sultan of Sokoto called on them to pray for the governor to succeed.
He said after the bustle of political campaigns, all residents of the state, Muslims inclusive should line up behind the governor to move the state forward.
He said: “Now that the noise of the campaigns are over, support the leader to succeed. If the leader succeeds, the community benefits. If the leader fails, the community suffers the consequences “.
The Sultan called on Muslims in Rivers State to be loyal to the administration, pointing out that such loyalty must be total.
The President General of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs urged the Rivers Muslims to leave in peace with their hosts.
He said that the interactive session was initiated for fraternal reasons.
Earlier, Special Adviser to the Rivers State Governor on Niger Delta Development Commission, Alhaji Mohammed Aribitonye thanked Sultan Sa’ad for the meeting, which he said would uplift the spirit of Muslims in the state.
He said that the State is peaceful and functional as Governor Wike promotes religious harmony.