Presidential Aide Femi Adesina Urges Nigerians to Emulate Buhari By Putting Nigeria First

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adeshina, has said President Muhammadu Buhari has come to make Nigeria “a country of our dreams”.

Speaking shortly after receiving the “Man of Integrity Award on behalf of the President at the Leadership Excellence Awards 2019 organised by Igberre Television, an online medium in Abuja, Adesina urged Nigerians to emulate the exemplary leadership style of the President by placing a high premium on national interest in their undertakings.

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“Let’s put Nigeria first; President Muhammadu Buhari is somebody that doesn’t want anything from the country rather, he has come to give everything to the country.

“So, let all Nigerians emulate that; let’s put the country before everything.”

The pointed out that when the citizens do that, realising Nigeria of our dreams will come faster than we can imagine.

In an interview with NAN, some of the awardees thanked the organisers for the recognition accorded them, assuring to keep doing what they were doing that earned them the awards.

Dr. Godwin Maduka, a philanthropist and Medical Director of the Las Vegas Pain Institute and Medical Centre, bagged the“ Man of the Year’’ award.

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While dedicating the award to the memory of his late parents and Nigeria youth, Maduka called on all well-meaning Nigerians to join hands and pull resources together to build the country we desire.

Other recipients of the awards were Senate President Ahmed Lawan, former President Goodluck Jonathan, former Speaker of House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara; Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio.

Others were Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi; former Imo governor Sen. Rochas Okorocha; Acting EFCC Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu and Rep Nkeiruka Onyejeocha among others.

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