Akeredolu, Deji National Honours Well Deserved Says Sir Titus Umewenke, Asiwaju Ndigbo

By Dupson Collins,14th October, 2022

The Asiwaju Ndigbo in Ondo State, Sir Titus Umewenke has described the national honours conferred on the governor of Ondo State and the Chairman Council of Obas, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Deji of Akure by President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR as well deserved considering the contributions of the duo to national unity and development of Nigeria.

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, received the National Honours Award of the Commander of the Order of the Niger, CON while the Chairman Council of Obas in Ondo State, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi was Conferred with CFR.

Other recipient are the Olowa of Igbara-Oke, Oba Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede, OFR, the Special Adviser on Health to the Governor, Prof. Adedayo Faduyile, OON, Prince Rotimi Ibidapo, OON and Chief Akin Aruwajoye, OON.

The National Honour was conferred on the recipients by President Muhammadu Buhari at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, on Tuesday.

” The honour done on the governor and the paramount ruler of Akure Kingdom is a testimony of their various contributions to community and national development”

“Governor Akeredolu fearless spirit and courage in defending the territorial boundaries of Ondo State against all odds was noticed by President Muhammadu Buhari led government, morealso, Akeredolu is one man that belief in one indivisible Nigeria’.

” Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, the Deji of Akure is a pride not only to Akure Kingdom but to Nigeria at large. His reign has been peaceful and bring rapid development to his domain. He is an advocate of Yoruba Cultural Heritage and will never discriminate against any tribe”.

Asiwaju charged the governor and other recipients of the national honour to see the awards as an impetus to continue to do more and contribute to national unity of Nigeria”.

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