Elites have failed Nigeria — Sultan of Sokoto


The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, on Friday said the Nigerian elites have failed the country by not addressing the insecurity ravaging parts of the nation, leading to bloodbaths.

The president-general of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs was speaking at the second ‘Plateau State Forgiveness and Reconciliation Day’.

The day, held in commemoration of victims of past violent crises in the state was held at the Forgiveness Garden on Friday in Jos.

The Plateau Peace Building Agency, in partnership with the Interfaith Mediation Center Kaduna, had in 2019 initiated efforts at reconciling aggrieved parties, which led Governor Simon Lalong to declare every February 7 a public holiday in the state.

Sultan’s comments

Sultan Abubakar said: “I attach so much…



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