Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, the economic recession Nigeria is currently going through is ordained by God.
God also ordained the recession other countries are passing through, he said.
“The only solution to this is for us to show piety and repent. It is ordained by God”, the President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) said.
The Sultan spoke on Wednesday in Sokoto during the commencement of activities for his 10th coronation anniversary. Several welfare itemes were distributed to kick off the event.
Items worth N9 million were shared out to 270 widows, orphans and other indigent persons at a ceremony organised by the state Zakkat and Endowment Committee.