Monday 25th September, 2017
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Live in peace with your host community, Emir Sanusi charges his subjects

Live in peace with your host community, Emir Sanusi charges his subjects

The Emir of Kano, Malam Muham­mad Sanusi 11 has stressed the need for peaceful co-existence among ethnic communi­ties in Nigeria, just as he charged his subjects to re­main good ambassadors of Islam and the Hausa-Fu­lani race.

Emir Sanusi who spoke in his Palace while receiv­ing the newly crowned Garkuwan Hausawa in Ogun, Otunba Rotimi Pas­eda also called on his sub­jects residing outside the North to respect the cul­ture, tradition and norms of their host communities.

The first-class monarch urged northerners living in order parts of the coun­try to remain good ambas­sadors of the region and ensure that they leave in peace and harmony with their host community.

He said Nigeria re­mained one and indivis­ible country, adding that Nigerians are one people irrespective of tribe, reli­gion and other social dif­ferences.

Emir Sanusi further re­called his long-stand­ing relationship with Oba Awujale of Ijebu Land, just as he commended Otun­ba Paseda for identifying with the Hausas residing in Ogun state.

“I am very happy to welcome you to my pal­ace. I was delighted when I learnt of your goodwill to Hausas in Ogun state. I am not surprise of the good testimonies I hear about you taking cognizance of the fact that you are from a ruling house.

“Oba Awujale of Ije­bu Land is a personal friend. We have enjoyed a long-standing relation­ship; and I feel happy for the role you are playing as the Garkuwan Hausawa to ensure cordial relation­ship between my people and the Yorubas. Extend my greetings to the Awu­jale and tell him that I look forward to visiting him soon.”

The Garkuwan Hausa­wa who is also the nation­al leader of Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), said he came to the palace to pay homage to Emir Sanusi and receive his blessings as the newly crowned Garku­wan Hausawa.

“I have enjoyed fruitful relationship with the Hau­sas in Ogun state.ause they are my brothers. I ensure that they are happy and I must tell you that they have remained as good ambassadors of the Hau­sa race. They live in peace with us in Ogun and I am happy to inform you that we are living in peace and we will continue to live in peace.”