Thursday, 29 August 2013

Obasanjo In Sokoto, Hails Sultan’s ‘Tireless Efforts’ At Promoting Unity Among Nigerians

FORMER PRESIDENT OLUSEGUN OBASANJO (2ND-R), ACKNOWLEDGING CHEERS AT THE INAUGURATION OF ASARI WATER TREATMENT PLANT IN SOKOTO ON THURSDAY. WITH HIM ARE THE SPEAKER, HOUSE OF RERESENTATIVES, AMINU TAMBUWAL (L) AND GOV. ALIYU WAMAKKO OF SOKOTO (R).
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday commended the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, for his “tireless efforts” at promoting unity in the country.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Obasanjo made the commendation during a courtesy visit to the sultan in Sokoto.
He said that the country was in dire need of peace for government at all levels to put in place sound policies and programmes that would enhance the well-being of Nigerians.
Obasanjo said he was in the state to inaugurate some programmes initiated by Gov. Aliyu Wamakko’s administration.
He explained that the Asari water project would be inaugurated to enhance the well being of the people.
He commended the administration for making it reality for people to have good access roads both in urban and rural areas.

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