Olowu of Owu-Kuta Kingdom Bags CON National honour
The Chairman Council of Owu Obas and Chiefs in Yoruba Land and prominent member of the Osun State Council Obas, Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama, Tegbosun III, the Olowu of Owu-Kuta Kingdom has bagged the National honour of Commander of the Order of Niger, CON.
The award was approved by President Buhari in recognition of Oba Hammed Makama’s contribution to peace, unity and development of the country as well as his selfless service to humanity.
The Federal Ministry of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs released the list of the national honour awardees as approved by the President.
“The award is renowned for his support for Nigerian Militarily and other security agencies in the country.
Olowu, whose support for the military has been tremendous since he became the traditional ruler in Osun State 10 years ago, has never shied away from playing his role as a father of all.
The Olowu in council is appreciating President Buhari for bestowing such national honour on their traditional ruler, saying history will be kind to the Daura-born army general turned democrat.
Oba Hammed Makama also was nominated to be the OurNigeria News Magazine 2023 Man of the Year for his contribution in promoting peace and unity of the country.