The Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, Alhaji Bashir Omolaja Bolarinwa said that the turbaning of the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, as the Kakaakin Kebbi is a well deserved honour.
It will be recalled that Alhaji Lai Mohammed was turbaned as Kakaakin Kabi by the Emir of Argungu, Alhaji Sumaila Mera.
Bolarinwa, in a congratulatory message in Ilorin, added that the traditional investiture of the minister was worthy of commendation and celebration.
The statement is signed by the caretaker chairman’s media aide, Mr Ayo Abegunde.
According to Bolarinwa, the chieftaincy title of Kakaakin Kabi as recognition of Mohammed’s tireless efforts in building the tourism potential of Kebbi State.
According to him, the minister’s support and promotion of the Argungu fishing festival has elevated its status to an international tourist attraction.
“This title bestowed on our leader is therefore a worthy recognition of his contribution to Kebbi and indeed Nigeria. It is well deserved.
“On behalf of our party and elders in Kwara State, I join his family, friends and associates to congratulate him.