The supreme leader of the Tijaniyyah-Jalo Muslim sect in the country, Sheikh Khalifa Ahmed Abul Faidi Maikano, has visited Gbewaa palace at Yendi, to pay a courtesy call on the newly enskinned Overlord of Dagbon Yaa Naa Abubakar Mahama Andani II, as part of his tour of the northern region.
The king was beside himself with happiness and appreciation to Khalifa and his entourage and requested for prayers to be able to rule Dagbon in peace, harmony and unity.
Sheikh Khalifa narrated the history behind the long standing relationship between Sheikh Abdullahi Maikano and the Dagbon State. He delve into the contribution of Shaikh Abdullahi Ahmed Maikano in propagating Islam and Tariqa throughout the northern region and beyond.
The President of the Tijjaniya Muslim Council of Ghana also visited the palace of the chief of Mion. Mion Lana, Naa Mahamadu Abdulai II.
Shaikh Ahmed Abulfaid Maikano recalled the cordial relationship existing between the skin of Dagbon and the noble leader, Shaikh Abdullahi Ahmed Maikano. He ceased the opportunity to advise them on the essentials of justice and peace and how to see each and every one as treasure to Dabgon.
He used the occasion to display some historic pictures of Shaikh Abdullahi Maikano and the people of Dagbon which has the images of his Dagomba wife Sana.
In his welcome address, the Mion Lana Naa Mahamadu Abdulai II, expresses his gratitude to Khalifa and his entourage for visiting the Mion Palace. He affirmed Khalifa’s speech on Mma Sana. Saying she is his Aunty and and that he has a bigger picture of her,Shaikh Abdullahi Maikano and his father Naa Muhamadu Abdulai I.
The Mion Lana appealed to Sheikh Khalifa to pray for rainfall since the area is a farming community and depend on rain water.
Shaikh Ahmed Abulfaid Maikano prayed for justice, peace and prosperity for Dagbon land and the nation at large.