National Award reinforced my belief in Nigeria—Akeredolu
By Friday Omosola
Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has said the National Honours Award of the Commander of the Order of the Niger, CON conferred on him reinforced and strengthened his belief in Nigeria.
The National Honour was conferred on him by President Muhammadu Buhari at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, on Tuesday.
In a brief interview after the ceremony, the Governor reiterated his stands for the struggle for a better Nigeria, saying he believes it has been recognized.
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He said: “This award means a lot to me because I never expected it. So, for the Federal Government to think about giving me this Honour, I want to thank the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“I thank Mr President and the Committee. The Honour will reinforce my strong belief in Nigeria. You know I have always believed strongly in Nigeria and I have always said Nigeria is a must.
“So, my belief in Nigeria is reinforced and strengthened. This will renew our belief in the country and support for her. I strongly believe in Nigeria and that it stands forever.”
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