The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday enjoined religious and political leaders to join hands with the government in the fight against insecurity in the country.
Abubakar gave the advice in Akure during a courtesy visit to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state,
Abubakar was in Akure for the 2019 Ulefunta festival, which marks the end of annual leave of Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, the Deji of Akure.
He decried the upsurge of criminality in the country and called on Nigerians to come together to fight the menace.
The Sultan said that as a traditional ruler, he was always ready to offer advice to fellow religious and traditional leaders.
The monarch called for religious tolerance between Christians and Muslims across the country.
Earlier, Akeredolu urged Nigerians to start seeing one another as one regardless of ethnic, political or religious background.