Deputy Senate President Barau Jibrin has felicitated with the Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar on the occasion of his 67th birthday.
Jibrin in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Ismail Mudashir, described the Sultan of Sokoto as an untiring promoter of peace, unity and national cohesion.
The 20th Sultan of Sokoto, was born on Aug. 24, 1956.
He is the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and head of Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI).
Jibrin said since the Sultan ascended the throne in 2006, he had been playing a vital role in the promotion of peace, unity and national cohesion in the country.
“I celebrate with the Sultan on the occasion of his 67th birthday.
”I pray to Allah SWT to grant him sound health and strength for us to continue to tap from his wealth of knowledge, wisdom and experience.
‘’Since his ascension to the throne in 2006, he has been at the forefront of promoting peace, unity and tranquility in the country and beyond,’’ the deputy president of the senate said.