Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has said the conferment of the title of “Dan Amana,” (the trusted one) on the Minister of Transport Rt. Hon. Rotimi Ameachi
by Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State as another testimony and recognition of his achievements, vision of building bridges between various parts of the country over the years.
Governor Lalong in a message of felicitation issued in Jos by the director of press and public affairs Dr. Simon Makut Macham said the decision of the Daura Emirate Council to honour Rt. Hon. Amaechi is a welcome development which clearly shows that Nigerians love one another and are committed to building a united, peaceful and prosperous society that engender harmonious relationships between people of different cultures.
He tasked the Minister to continue to work hard in collaborating with other well-meaning Nigerians in the journey to strengthening the nation’s democracy and pushing for development of critical infrastructure such as the railways, where he has exhibited uncommon patriotism and passion to delivering on the President’s mandate of reviving the nation’s rail system.
The Governor also congratulated the Emir of Daura His Royal Highness Alhaji Faruk Umar Faruk for considering the Transport Minister for the honour through the title, saying the gesture is a plus to nation building.
Lalong also congratulated businessman and philanthropist, Alhaji Nasiru Danu who was also turbaned as Tafida Babba of Daura.