The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has called on politicians to put the interest of the country ahead of their personal ambition.
The Sultan also urged politicians to stick to issue based campaign, eschew violence and be willing to accept the outcome of the 2019 general election.
He was speaking when the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party PDP visited his palace alongside his campaign team.
The traditional ruler also urged electoral umpire and Security personnel to be neutral in the conduct of the General election.
He said the present security challenges facing the country require a collaborative efforts to combat.
The Sultan is also worried about the harsh economic situation as he tasked politicians to consult with the grassroots in order to find solution to their challenges.
On his part, the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku sought royal blessings and prayers of the Sultan.