Sultan Heads for US This Week, to Meet White House Officials


The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar III, is scheduled to deliver a lecture on “Peace and Development Initiatives” at the United States Institute for Peace in Washington DC this week.

During the visit organised by the International Interfaith Peace Corp between July 26 and 28, the Sultan, it was gathered, will meet with US State Department officials like Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield and meet with White House officials of Faith-Based Initiatives and Community Partnerships.

His Eminence will be accompanied on the trip by his Chief of Staff, Kabir Aminu Tafida, Mall Danladi Bako (Kogunan Sokoto) and a renowned scholar, Dr. Usman Bugaje, according to a statement by the Spokesman for the delegation, Nasir Danladi Bako.