The presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has been conferred a chieftaincy title in Ebonyi state.
The former Lagos state governor was conferred with the “Dike Di Ora Nma I” title of Ebonyi state on Thursday, November 24, 2022.
According to Chooks Oko, an aide to the Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, Tinubu was given the title of ‘Dike Di Ora Nma’ which means ‘Hero that is loved by the people.’
The conferment took place during a town hall meeting on Wednesday in the state.
An APC supporter, DOlusegun, had also tweeted a picture of the APC presidential candidate clad in a full Igbo-regalia and flanked by some women presenting a wrapped gift item, with the caption, “Asiwaju bags Chieftaincy Title In Ebonyi State.
“He Is Now The DIKE DI ORA NMA 1 Of Ebonyi State.”
Meanwhile, the development has generated lots of reactions from Nigerians. While some congratulate him, others opined that it is a strategy of the ruling party to sell him to the people of the region.
Victor N. Chukwu said; “I love what Umahi is doing in APC 100% though I am 100% OBIDIENT, what PDP did to South East should open their eyes, never again would South East follow a particular party sheepishly without benefits. Let them play the politics at the end who ever wins will rule come 2023.”
Omo Asegun wrote; “If it has pleased God that Tinubu will be President, there is nothing anyone can do. Tinubu for President in 2023. The victory is certain by God grace. #VoteAPC #votetinubushettima.”
However, Prince A. Ezeh stated that; “That’s what he should be bagging as an aged man that needs rest. He go and rest and leave presidency for those credible competent accountable transparent compassionate and reliable with functional Brain to move Nigeria and Nigerians forward.”
Joshua Oyeleke said; “All na hustle! I hope this man will not stroke if he loses the election,cos all these hustle and desperation. I no blame aam sha, na many gullible Nigerian I blame.
These politicians no dey rate our intelligence at all.”