President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed traditional rulers in the country to the Next Level, urging them to be prepared to play a crucial role in the prevention and detection of criminal activities in their domains.
The President’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, said Buhari made the call when he received members of the National Council of Traditional Rulers led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar the 3rd, at State House, Abuja.
The President noted that involving the royal fathers had become necessary in view of the deep knowledge of their localities.
President Buhari listed several efforts by his administration to enhance national security while emphasising the need for stability in the country.
The Sultan of Sokoto and Chairman of the Council, told President Buhari that the leadership of the council was in the presidential villa to congratulate and felicitate with him over his re-election, on behalf of all the Traditional Rulers in Nigeria.