Yakubu Dogara happy Sultan of Sokoto helped make him Reps. Speaker
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara dedicated his victory to the support and fatherly backing of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III in a thanksgiving service yesterday in Bauchi State.
He said, “This victory that we celebrate here today won’t have been possible without God, the Sultanate and others across the country.
“For us who are Christian minorities in the North, we should acknowledge that this victory we are celebrating here today was made possible by the intervention of the Sultan and others. We should know that there is new thinking in the North.
“We owe it a duty to make sure we unite our own part of the country and other parts of the country. My emergence as Speaker is as a result of the support of all major tribes of Nigeria and all faiths in Nigeria”.
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