January 27, 2023



Buhari welcomes election of Nigeria’s Owodunmi to Canadian metropolis, calls him ‘nation’s model ambassador’

President Muhammadu Buhari has praised the contributions of the Diaspora in selling Nigeria’s picture overseas and appearing as model ambassadors, following the emergence of Ayo Owodunni as the primary black particular person to turn into a Metropolis Councillor in Kitchener, London Ontario, Canada.

Owodunni received the Municipal elections for Ward 5 in a keenly contested race for the workplace.

Talking on Owodunni’s historic victory, the President stated the record-setting election of the Nigerian, the primary ever for a black particular person highlighted the assorted initiatives undertaken by him as a marketing consultant, facilitator, and coach, supporting companies of their efforts to advertise studying and produce variety, inclusion and cultural understanding within the office.

The President urged Nigerians within the Diaspora to all the time promote the federal government’s improvement agenda wherever they lived and ” by no means be afraid to dream huge and by no means quit in your goals.”

The President congratulated Owodunni and his partner, Folake and their two kids on this essential election victory.

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