By Chinonso Alozie
Owerri—Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, has said that the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has relentlessly worked for the unity of Nigeria.
Okorocha stated this yesterday in Owerri through his Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Mr Sam Onwuemeodo, on the Sultan’s 10th anniversary on the throne.
According to the release, “the story of the unity of this great nation will not be complete without the noble name of the Sultan being prominently mentioned. He has diligently preached peace among Nigerians and religiously pursued the unity of this country.
“As the Sultan celebrates this legendary event, the prayers of Nigerians of goodwill should be that the Almighty God would continue to keep him and grant him more inspiring anniversaries in the years ahead.”
The governor also commended the people of Sokoto State for their unflinching support for the detribalised monarch and prayed that such support would not cease.