President Muhammadu Buhari has urged traditional rulers to play a crucial role in the prevention and detection of criminal activities in their domains.
Speaking while receiving members of the National Council of Traditional Rulers led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, at State House, Abuja.
The President noted that involving the royal fathers become necessary in view of the deep knowledge of their localities.
President Buhari listed several significant efforts by his administration to enhance national security while emphasising the overall need for stability in the country.
The Sultan of Sokoto and Co-Chairman of the Council, told President Buhari that the body “on behalf of all the Traditional Rulers in Nigeria, was at the state house to congratulate him on his re-election as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
He urged all Nigerians to accept the election result as the will of God
Sultan Abubakar assured the President of the traditional rulers’ continued unflinching support in his laudable projects, particularly the present
The Co-Chairman of the Council and Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, assured President Buhari that their members would work very closely with his administration to fight criminal activities.
The Ooni urged the re-elected Nigerian leader to be a President for the whole nation and father to all citizens.