President Muhammadu Buhari has urged religious leaders to unite and support the fight against terrorism, kidnapping, banditry and the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.
Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, said Buhari made the call during a telephone conversation with the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III.
NAN reports that the Sultan originated the call to felicitate with the President on the successful completion of the Ramadan fast and the observance of the Eid prayers.
Buhari commended the Sultan for his effective leadership of the Muslim Ummah and credited him with the unity of the community sustained under his watch.
He also called for continuous dialogue between the leaders of the two major faiths for peace and stability to reign in the country.
On his part, the Sultan pledged his commitment to the continued existence of the country as one geo-political entity.
He assured the president of the support of the Sultanate in the ongoing efforts to tackle challenges facing the nation.
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