The Acting Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Dauda Biu, on Friday congratulated the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on his 16th year on the throne.
The congratulatory message is contained in a statement by Mr Ramalan Yerima, the Zonal Commanding Officer, Zone 10 Headquarters,
on Friday in Sokoto.
” On behalf of officers and men of the FRSC especially Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states, we facilitate with Sultan on 16th anniversary on the throne.
“ Your Eminence, we appreciate your usual timely and wise counsel on national issues which no doubt has kept leaders in check at all times,” Yerima said.
Biu was quoted as commending the Sultan for his sustained efforts at promoting the course of peace, unity and positive development in the country.
He said that Nigerians at all levels appreciated the Sultan for his immense contributions towards building bridges of unity and peaceful coexistence among the citizenry.
According to him, the Sultan has continued to demonstrate patriotism and statesmanship which reflect in his positive disposition towards resolution of issues impeding socio-economic recovery in the country.
He described the Sultan as ”a nationalist whose voice was a tonic for total reintegration in the country and desirable social mobilisation of the people.”
The Corp Marshall prayed that Almighty Allah to grant the Sultan more years of good health to continue in his many services to the nation. nan.