The special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, has been nominated for chieftaincy title by Igwe Cyprian Nevobasi of Nmaku kingdom in Enugu state.
Adesina was nominated by the traditional ruler as part of the 1st Grand Ofala to mark the latter’s 14 years on the throne, in January 2018.
Voice of Ndigbo gathered that Igwe Nevobasi personally visited Adesina at the state house in Abuja to present the nomination letter to him on December 5, 2017.
He stated that his cabinet chose Adesina because of the good work he has been doing for the country, adding that President Muhammadu is sent by God to bring change to Nigeria.
He said: ”You have been supporting him in the assignment, to the admiration of myself and my cabinet members.”
The traditional ruler said he looked forward to a positive response from Adesina, adding that his first Ofala festival in 14 years promises to be a grand event.
Adesina expressed his appreciation to the delegation, adding that he was short of words.
Meanwhile, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina said President Muhammadu Buhari needed the support of every Nigerian in order to succeed in his efforts to reposition the country.
Femi Adesina made the statement on Thursday, October 19, when he addressed a coalition of Igbo progressive groups under the auspices of the Igbo People of Nigeria at the Unity Fountain in Abuja.