By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday advised Otunba Gani Adams to as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland work for the security, peace and unity of Nigeria.
The President gave the advice in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, to congratulate Otunba Adams as the new Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland.
President Buhari in the statement also lauded the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, for choosing Otunba Adams as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo
“President Muhammadu Buhari warmly congratulates Otunba Gani Adams, Leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress, on his investiture as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo, January 13, 2018. President Buhari charges Otunba Adams to use the new position to pursue worthy goals of security, peace and national unity.” he said
The statement added that “the President commends the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, on the appointment of a new Aare Ona Kakanfo, who will assist him in the arduous task of leading the illustrious Yoruba people.”
“President Buhari urges the new Kakanfo to bring quintessential courage, wisdom and astuteness to bear on his new office, for a more secure life for the weak, vulnerable and voiceless in the country. The President prays that the Almighty God will grant the Aare Ona Kakanfo a favourable reign.”