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I’ll Ensure Your Safety In Sokoto Sultan Tells Corps Members


I’ll Ensure Your Safety In Sokoto Sultan Tells Corps Members

By Onuminya Ochowechi In Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar 111 has assured 2022  Batch ‘B’ Stream 11 corps members posted to Sokoto State that their safety is guarantee despite some security challenges facing the country.

The Paramount ruler gave the assurance on Thursday in his palace when the NYSC management team in the state led by the state coordinator and some selected corps members paid him a courtesy visit.

Abubakar further assured them that they will be allowed to practice the religion of their choice.

He noted that Sharia law is not bidding on non Muslims , stressing that nobody would be coerced to join Muslim against his or her wish.

I’ll Ensure Your Safety In Sokoto Sultan Tells Corps Members

“In Sokoto Sharia law is only bidding on Muslims , nobody will force you to wear hijab or force you to obey Islamic laws if you are not a muslim he stated.

He  enjoined the corps members to spread joy and embrace religious tolerance , He also urged them to continue to be law abiding and serve as a role models to the younger generations.


He implored them to perform their duties with diligence and guided by the provisions of the NYSC  Act and Bye- laws as well as work place rules and regulations .

“If you are posted to school , impact in the lives of the students , make them better than you met them he added 

The monarch urged them to respect the cultures and customs of their host communities.

“If you have problem at the place of your  primary assignment or where you  are posted to , contact the district head over there they are your guardians in the community he said.

He maintained that injustice is responsible for most problems in the society urging them to study and understand the lifestyle of the people of their host Communities.

On his part the NYSC State coordinator Alhaji Muhammad Nakamba said this batch of corps members are exceptional in terms of discipline and obedience to camp rules and regulations.

Nakamba said they were in the palace to seek the royal blessings from Sultan while thanking him for unflinching support to the scheme.

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