Tinubu Understands Burden Of Trust On Him – Shettima

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Vice-President Kashim Shettima underscored President Bola Tinubu’s grasp of the entrusted responsibility bestowed upon him by the Nigerian people.

Speaking at the Maolud Nabiyy celebration in Lagos, Shettima assured that the current administration is committed to safeguarding the rights of all citizens, irrespective of their religious or ethnic affiliations.

The event, themed “The Prophetic Solution(s) to the Questions of Humanity,” convened by Jam’iyyatu Ansariddeen (Attijaniyya), featured members of the Tijaniyya sect from various locations.

A special prayer, involving the recitation of the Quran 4,444 times for Nigeria and its leader, was dedicated to the success of Tinubu’s administration.

VP Shettima acknowledged the continuous support of the Tijaniyya sect for Tinubu’s administration and emphasized the President’s commitment to protecting the rights and freedoms of all citizens.

He highlighted the teachings of Prophet Muhammad as a guiding compass for managing diversity and promoting peace through dialogue and tolerance.

Calling for accountability in actions, Shettima urged individuals to embody the Prophet’s message of fairness and inclusivity in their daily interactions.

Reflecting on the challenging times faced by the administration, he urged all political leaders to unite in governance, emphasizing the need to move Nigeria forward collectively.

Khalifat Sanusi, leader of Tijaniyyah in Nigeria, affirmed their support for the government and the nation, expressing the necessity for all Nigerians to rally behind the leadership for the country’s progress. He disclosed the decision to alternate the annual celebration between the North and South, fostering unity among Tijaniyya members spread across the nation.

The choice of Lagos for the event was explained as a gesture of unity, with Sheikh Mohammed Lamin Inyass, International Secretary of Jam’iyyatu Ansariddeen (Attijjaniyya) Worldwide, emphasizing the Islamic command to honor humanity regardless of tribe or religion.

Dignitaries present included Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Sheikh Siraj Inyass, and former Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Barr. Mukhtar Abdullahi Mohammed. The gathering echoed a call for unity, understanding, and collective effort in navigating the complexities of a diverse society.

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