President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, on the conferment of a chieftaincy title by the Daura Emirate Council.
Amaechi will be conferred the title of “Dan Amana” on Saturday by the council at a ceremony to be held in Katsina.
Nasiru Haladu Danu, a businessman, will also be conferred the title of “Tafida Babba of Daura.”
Daura is the hometown of the president.
In a statement on Friday, Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, quoted the president as saying that the title on Amaechi is “a clear commitment to the harmonious relationship between the nation’s diverse cultures”.
Buhari also commended the minister “for working with enormous energy to make the change we promised Nigerians a reality” .
“The change we are witnessing in the transport sector is an extraordinary legacy,” he added.
Meanwhile, Sulaiman Adamu, minister of water resources; Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation; and Shehu, presidential spokesman, will represent Buhari at the event.