President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday charged the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress, Gani Adams, who would be installed as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo on Saturday, to use the position to work for sexurity, peace and unity of Nigeria.
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Buhari commended the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, for choosing Adams for the exalted position.
The statement reads: “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.
“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.”