The Yoruba Council Worldwide, the apex umbrella body for all Yoruba indigenous people globally, has congratulated Abdul-azeez Suleiman on his recent appointment as spokesperson of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF).
In a statement by the president Yoruba Council Worldwide and secretary general of North and South Ethnic Nationalities Council, Are Sooko Oladotun Hassan, and made available to journalists in Abuja, yesterday, he said they believe that this appointment is a testament to his unprecedented accomplishments and positive contributions to the entire Northern region, and Nigeria at large, during his tenure as spokesperson of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG).
He said Suleiman is undeniably deserving of this new and prestigious role within the highly revered Northern Elders Forum, adding that they are confident that he would bring his wealth of experience and expertise to bear on the activities of NEF, particularly in the task of speaking truth to power, being the voice for the voiceless, and serving as a beacon of hope for all Nigerians.
“The Yoruba Council Worldwide is committed to providing unimpeachable support and cooperation to Mr Abdul-azeez Suleiman in his new position. We would also like to express our appreciation to the Northern Elders Forum for their exceptional wisdom and foresight in selecting Mr Suleiman for this important role. By recognizing his reputable personality, impeccable integrity, and exceptional credibility, the Northern Elders have demonstrated their true statesmanship and mastery of leadership.
“We firmly believe that this appointment is just the beginning of even greater achievements for Mr Abdul-azeez Suleiman in the foreseeable future. As he embarks on this noble journey, we extend our warmest wishes for success and provide him with our unwavering support,” he said.