.. Solicits Support that would socio economic development of the Sultanate
Towards maintaining peace in communities, a strong and more inclusive roles has been advocated for the traditional institution in complimenting the Government and security agencies.
Asiwaju Asiru Idris who is the Turakin Kotonkarfe and Kogi State Commissioner for Finance, Budget and Economic Planning gave the advice in a message of felicitations to Hon Abdussamad Dansuki on his conferment as the SANTURAKI SOKOTO by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’adu Abubakar CFR III.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Chairman Sokoto Traditional Council and Religious Leader of Nigeria’s Muslim Community yesterday in Sokoto honoured Alhaji Abdussamad Dansuki
with the prestigious title of SANTURAKI SOKOTO.
The Commissioner pointed out the time to stop lips services, take bold step in encouraging Community policing by assigning constitutional roles to the traditional institution in peace building has become very imperative.
The Turakin Kotonkarfe described the title of the SANTURAKI SOKOTO, meaning a close confidant loved by the Sultanate Council, aptly fits the
Alhaji Abdussamad Dansuki, Urged him to use the opportunity to contribute his quota to the development of the Sultanate.
While disclosing that the decision by the Sultanate Council to honour him as a close confidant was not misplaced, called on the needed support that would improve on the socio economic development of the Sultanate.
The Turakin Kotonkarfe lauded the accomplishments and sterling leadership qualities of the Santuraki Sokoto, attributes he pointed out has marked him out for recognition by the Sultanate Council.