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Gov. Nasir applauds Sultan, Shiekh Zakir Naik for Islamic enlightenment



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By: Abdullahi Faruk Birnin Kebbi


Governor Nasir Idris of Kebbi State has expressed deep appreciation to the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Saad Abubakar the 3rd and Shiehk Dr. Zakir Naik for hosting lecture to commomerate 10th Sheikh Usman BN Fodio Week.

The governor was the Special Guest of honor at the 10th Shiek Usman BN Fodio Week organised by National Council of Muslim Youth and Sultanate Council Sokoto held at the International Conference Centre, Sokoto on Thursday.

In his goodwill message, Comrade Dr. Nasir Idris thanked Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Saad Abubakar the third for supporting the organisers to ensure a successful seminar.

The governor also acknowledged and sincerely thanked Shehk Dr. Zakir Naik for presenting a lecture, titled AL QUR’AN- THE GLOBAL NECESSITY.

‘ I thanked Dr. Zakir Naik for coming all the way from India to Sokoto to deliver the lecture’, he averred.

Governor Nasir described the lecture as ‘ Very nice with so many life inspiring inputs to take back home’, pledging to always support subsequent program of this nature.

Dr. Nasir Idris also commended the peaceful fraternal relationship existing between Sokoto caliphate and Gwandu Emirate particularly in their efforts to promote Islamic knowledge for the benefit of Nigeria and the World

He was accompanied by SSG, Alhaji Yakubu Bala Tafida, Head of Service, Alhaji Sufyanu Garba Bena, APC State Chairman, Alhaji Abubakar Muhammad Kana Zuru, Commissioners and Special Advisers .

Sokoto State governor was represented at the occasion by the Secretary to the State Government while the Deputy Governor of Zamfara State represented his governor.

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