A Conversation with the Sultan of Sokoto: Peace and Development Initiatives, Challenges, and Potenti

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His Royal Eminence Alhaji Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar III, Sultan of Sokoto, is the spiritual leader of the Muslim community in Nigeria (and millions more in neighboring countries), a revered leader in Northern Nigeria, and a highly regarded figure in the country. Please join the Wilson Center Africa Program in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development and the International Interfaith Peace Corps for a conversation with H.E. Alhaji Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar III, as he discusses key issues affecting Nigeria including Nigeria’s place in the Muslim world, religious tolerance and Christian-Muslim relations in Nigeria, his work and advocacy for the empowerment girls and women in Muslim-majority Northern Nigeria, the fight against Boko Haram, and his views on the prospects for Nigeria’s future.
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