Emir of Kano returns from Morocco
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero and his entourage on Monday returned home after a week long successful official visit to the Kingdom of Morocco on the Invitation of King Mohammed VI.
The Monarch held a series of meetings with Moroccan officials and visited a number of Moroccan major cities and historical sites which included Casablanca, Marrakech, Rabat and Fes.
Solacebase reports that His Highness was hosted severally to official receptions by the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Endowments as well as the prestigious Mohammed VI Foundation.
The Emir also visited the Institute for the Training of Imams and Preachers in Rabat where he met with the Institution’s leadership and requested for more scholarships to assist our youths and others interested in furthering their studies in that field.
At the same Institution Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero addressed the Students who were drawn from different countries in Africa.
‘’Additionally, His Highness was also a special guest at the Headquarters of the Moroccan High Council of the Ulema,’’ a statement issued by the Emirate Council said.
‘’The last port of call of the Monarch in Rabat was a visit to the King Mohammed V and King Hassan II mausoleum, where he laid a wreath and paid his respects.’’
‘’The Emir also visited and prayed at the Grande and historic Koutoubia mosque in Marrakech and the iconic King Hassan II mosque in the commercial city of Casablanca. His Highness capped his visit to Casablanca with a meeting with a cross section of Nigerians living in the coastal city, during which he admonished them to always be law abiding and also to exhibit good behaviour as Ambassadors of Nigeria.’’
According to the statement, in the spiritual city of Fes, the Emir visited and prayed at the Sheikh Ahmad Tijjani grande mosque as well as the Qarawiyyin University and Library.
At the end of the visit, His Highness was the Special Guest of honour at an International conference organised by the Moroccan Ministry of Religious Affairs and the Mohammed VI foundation. In his Goodwill message, during the occasion, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero called for tolerance, unity and consensus on fundamental issues amongst religious leaders and all the Islamic faithful.