Adewunmi Abodunrin with Agency Report,
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress, Gani Adams to use his new position as Aare Ona Kakanfo to pursue worthy goals of security, peace and national unity.
The statement read in part, “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,” it stated.
Ganiyu Adams is a Nigerian social activist and politician who leads a faction of the Oodua Peoples Congress, a secessionist and nationalist organisation based in Nigeria, which supports a sovereign state for the Yoruba people.