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Tambuwal Hails Role Of Benin Kingdom In Fostering National Unity | The Precision

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L-R: Oba of Benin, Sultan of Sokoto, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal
Governor of Sokoto state,
Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has urged traditional rulers to use their
influential status to promote good governance and strengthen the unity
of the nation.

The
Governor spoke while receiving the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuari II and his
chiefs who paid a courtesy visit to Sokoto Government House.
He
said as custodians of traditions, values and customs, they have what it
takes to galvanize all Nigerians towards peace, stability and progress
of the country.
“I
have said it repeatedly that we have every reason to remain together.
We are stronger as united people. We may have differences in tongue of
religious creed, but we are united in the need to move our country
forward. Our diversity is our source of strength,” he added.
Tambuwal commended the Oba of Benin for the visit, adding that such visits will help in cementing the unity of the country.
The
governor also advocated the sustenance of visits among traditional
rulers in the country which he said will promote peaceful co-existence
in the country.
He
equally commended Oba Ewuari and the Benin Kingdon for their roles in
promoting national unity and enriching the cultural values of Nigeria.
In
his remarks, Oba Ewuari said his visit to Sokoto was to thank the
Sultan for his support during his coronation ceremony last year and also
to cement the warm relationship that exists between the Caliphate and
the Benin Kingdom.
He also used the visit  to thank the governor for his leadership qualities of fostering unity among Nigerians.
The Oba was accompanied to Government House by Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar and senior members of the Sultanate Council.

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