The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, will on Saturday, confer the traditional title of Mutawallen Sokoto on the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.
A statement issued in Abuja by Tambuwal’s Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Malam Imam Imam, said dignitaries from within and outside the country are expected to grace the occasion.
President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to be the Special Guest of Honour.
Other dignitaries invited include former Nigerian leaders, state governors, traditional rulers and members of the Organised Private Sector.
Already, the national organising committee of the ceremony, headed by Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki, said all arrangements have been concluded for a successful gathering.
“Nigerians from all walks of life are therefore invited to grace the event where the rich cultural heritage of the people of Sokoto and the Caliphate will be showcased,” the statement quoted Saraki as saying.