The minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu has been conferred with a chieftaincy title of Onyize (mother of wealth) of Ebira land in Kogi State.
The conferment was done today, June 12, by the Ohinoyi of Ebira land, Dr. Ado Ibrahim in his Azad Palace, Okene, at the time she clocked 51 years.
This was even as President Muhammadu Buhari congratulated her for the double celebration.
The congratulatory message which was issued by a presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, said that the President celebrated Dr. Ramatu “whose antecedents as former Women Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and President of Council of African Political Parties continue to inspire and attract more women into governance.”
The President commended Dr. Ramatu for her loyalty and steadfastness in pursuing development, especially at grassroots level, describing the recognition for the traditional title as well deserved and reflective of her diligence.
He wished the minister all the best in her endeavours, urging more dedication and sacrifice for the good of her community, country and humanity.