Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has advised the new Emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi to unite all the ruling houses in the Kano emirate for the purpose of forging a strong front for development and build on the enviable and positive legacies of the late Emir Ado Bayero.
In a congratulatory message to the new Emir today, Atiku said that having worked hard to fulfill a life-time ambition, he should use his position to unite all the ruling houses of Kano State and its people behind him.
According to Atiku, leadership is a test from God, and therefore urged Sanusi to use his position to do justice to all manner of people in his domain.
The former Vice President noted that Sanusi’s greatest and immediate challenge is the sustenance of late Ado Bayero’s passionate commitment to tolerance, unity and peaceful coexistence.
The Turakin Adamawa wished the new Emir of Kano God’s guidance and wisdom for a successful reign.
Atiku also congratulated the new Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar and asked him to bring the admixture of the vitality of youth and the legacy of his father to bear on his reign.
He noted that the new Emir of Gombe has the benefit of the strong foundation laid by his late father to build on, adding that the Emir should make the unity of his people a central focus of his administration.
He advised him to be tolerant and act in the best interest of the people of his domain at all times.
He prayed to God to bestow him with wisdom, a necessary tool in dealing with the challenges of his office.