- AHMED ALSO CONGRATULATES NEW EMIR
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has advised the new Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, to build on the enviable and positive legacies of the late Emir Ado Bayero.
In a statement congratulating Sanusi, Atiku said the new Emir had worked strenuously to fulfil a life-time ambition, and that he should use his position to unite all the ruling houses of Kano State and its people behind his appointment.
According to Atiku, leadership is a test from God, and therefore urged Sanusi to use his position to do justice to all manner of people in his domain.
The former Vice President noted that Sanusi’s greatest and immediate challenge was sustaining Bayero’s passionate commitment to tolerance, unity and peaceful coexistence.
The Turakin Adamawa wished the new Emir of Kano God’s guidance and wisdom for a successful reign.
Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has also congratulated the new Emir of Kano.
Governor Ahmed in a congratulatory message said the emergence of the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria as the new Emir of Kano was a positive development for the traditional institution in Nigeria. Governor Ahmed was optimistic that the new Emir will bring his wealth of experience to bear in sustaining the eminence of Kano in Commerce and other sectors in Nigeria and West Africa. He prayed Allah to give the new Emir long life and good health in his new position.
Meanwhile, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged the new Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar to bring the admixture of the vitality of youth and the legacy of his father to bear on his reign.
In a statement by his media office in Abuja on Monday, the former Vice President noted that the new Emir of Gombe has the benefit of the strong foundation laid by his late father to build on.
According to him, the Emir should make the unity of his people a central focus of his administration.
He urged him to be tolerant and act in the best interest of the people of his domain at all times.
He prayed to God to bestow him with wisdom, a necessary tool in dealing with the challenges of his office.