Tuesday, 16 September 2014
STOP USING CHILDREN AS POLITICAL THUGS!-SULTAN OF SOKOTO BLASTS POLITICIANS.
Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Monday, warned politicians against using innocent children as political thugs.Abubakar made this known while receiving the newly-elected members of the state working committee of the Peoples Democratic Party.The sultan, who is also the President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, condemned the act saying it is dangerous to the good upbringing and moral orientation of young children who are future leaders of the country.The sultan also stated that politicians, who use children of others, give them money and drugs aside spoiling the lives of these kids, they were also doing harms to themselves, the society and the country at large.
Abubakar said that the same children used by theses politicians to cause harm have every tendency and chance of turning against the elected officials, adding,” this will happen after the elections and often make governance too difficult for them.”The Sultan of Sokoto, however, appealed to politicians to ensure the peace and unity of the country as their top priority".
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