President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, the Emir of Kano on the conferment on him, the highest honour of the Republic of Senegal, the “National Order of Lion.”
The president congratulatory message was contained in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Friday.
According to the statement, the honour was conferred on the Emir by Senegalese President Macky Sall at the Presidential Residence in Dakar.
Buhari who said the honour on the Emir was richly deserved, also commended his Senegalese counterpart for spotting the inherent qualities of the traditional head of the most populous northern city.
‘’The Senegalese honour conferred on Emir was a recognition for his exceptional services in promoting peace, harmony and the well-being of his people and as well as his promotion of the friendly and strategic partnership between Nigeria and Senegal,” Buhari said.
He urges Emir to continue to build on the good work he has been doing.