Aisha Buhari Visits Amaechi After Minister’s Coronation As Daura Chief

Aisha Buhari Visits Amaechi After Minister’s Coronation As Daura Chief

  • The minister of transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, was recently honoured by the Daura emirate in Katsina
  • First Lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari, has felicitated with the minister for the honour he received from the Daura people
  • During a private visit to the Abuja home of Amaechi, the Nigerian First Lady said she visited the minister to congratulate him

FCT, Abuja - Nigeria's First Lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari on Tuesday, February 8 visited the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi at his Abuja residence.

Hajia Buhari made the disclosure on her official Facebook page with pictures and wrote:

“I was received by the honorable minister of transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi and his dear wife, Dame Judith when I paid them a congratulatory visit for his coronation as the Dan Amana of Daura by the Daura Emirate council recently.”

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Aisha Buhari Visits Amaechi
Aisha Buhari and her delegation pose for a photograph with the minister and his wife during the visit. Photo credit: Aisha Buhari
Source: Facebook had earlier reported that a former deputy majority leader of the Senate who represented Adamawa South between 1999 to 2007, Senator Silas Jonathan Zwingina, said that the recognition of the minister has nothing to do with politics.

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He said it was based on merits and the outstanding performance and leadership qualities of Amaechi.

Describing the development as most welcomed, the former lawmaker explained that it was the culture of the Daura Emirate to show appreciation and single out those who have impacted their lives.

2023: Northern group to draft Rotimi Amaechi into presidential race

Recall that some amalgamated groups in northern Nigeria have stated their resolve to draft Amaechi into the forthcoming 2023 presidential race.

The position of the group followed the outcome of its meeting held in Kaduna state on Tuesday, January 4.

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According to them, Amaechi has been a loyal member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and should be rewarded with the presidential ticket by party members.

Arewa group describes Amaechi as the perfect successor for Buhari

Meanwhile, the Coalition of Northern Youth for Good Governance has endorsed Amaechi as President Muhammadu Buhari's sucessor in 2023.

According to the group, Amaechi is the best man to sustain President Buhari's momentum of diversification and economic reform.

The northern youths threw their weight behind the former Rivers state governor at a press conference which was attended by reporter in Abuja on Monday, January 31.


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