The spiritual leader of Nigeria’s Muslims was among those killed after a plane carrying about 100 people crashed near the capital, Abuja, officials say. The Sultan of Sokoto Mohammadu Maccido and his son, a senator, and other northern leaders were on board the ADC airlines flight to the city of Sokoto.
My handy dictionary defines “sultan” as
a Muslim sovereign
but presumably, as is so often the case in that religion, he was both.
We’ve been hopping around getting kitchens planned all day (all day, and it’s such a small kitchen), but I wanted to make sure I brought you all this momentous news.