Sultan Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar (born August 24, 1956 in Sokoto) is the 20th Sultan of Sokoto, the titular ruler of Sokoto in northern Nigeria, head of Jama’atu Nasril Islam (Society for the Support of Islam – JNI), and president-general of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA).
Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar IV is the Sultan of Sokoto and he is obviously one of the richest kings in Nigeria. In the Nigerian Council of traditional rulers, he is also the co-chairman.
He is also regarded as the spiritual head of seventy-two million Muslim in Nigeria alongside the President General of the Nigerian National Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA). He is worth $100million.
The position, Sultan of Sokoto is a very prestigious post among the Hausa Emirs or traditional rulers. The Hausa regarded the Sultan as the supreme ruler of all their tribe and like the Oni of Ife in Yoruba land, he is regarded as the spiritual head of all Hausa whom are predominantly Muslims.
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