By Abdallah el-Kurebe
Nigeria can learn a lot from Sokoto’s peaceful disposition for rapid development of the country, the Primate of Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh has said.
Speaking when he led members of the church on a courtesy visit to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal in Sokoto yesterday, Okoh said even though there a ‘one or two issues’ with conflicts in Sokoto in the past, that has not affected the overall peaceful disposition of the state.
He commended Sokoto state government for its efforts to promote harmony among diverse religious and ethnic groups in the state.
While urging all Nigerians to take the issue of protection of environment seriously, Okoh said the dangers posed by desertification is real and should be accorded the attention it deserves.
In his remarks, Tambuwal said Christians have lived in peace and harmony in Sokoto for centuries.
He said as part of measures to boost communal harmony, his administration will sustain the policy of non-discriminatory fees paid by all students in public schools started by the last administration.
He equally invited all Nigerians willing to contribute to the development of education to come to Sokoto and exhibit their talents.
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