Martin Luther King Centre Confirms Buhari Received A Phoney ‘Leadership Award’

Martin Luther King Centre Confirms Buhari Received A Phoney ‘Leadership Award’

By Wires Editor | The Trent on March 31, 2018
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President Muhammadu Buhari (2nd l) receiving the 2018 Exceptional African Leadership Award from the Representative (Matriach) of the Martin Luther King Family, Dr Naomi King (2nd r) during the visit of Martin Luther King Junior’s Family to the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday, 26/3/18, | Twitter

The Martin Luther King, Jr Centre has disowned a leadership and anti-corruption award presented to President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari recently received an award of leadership and anti-corruption from a group said to be associated with Martin Luther King Jnr.

The award was said to be part of the King’s family activities marking the Black History Month.

State House officials, including Bashir Ahmed, a new media aide to the president, claimed the award was given by the late civil rights activist’s nephew.

The nephew, identified as one Isaac Newton-Farris also reportedly urged Nigerians to allow President Buhari continue in office because of his tremendous achievement.

But following a tweet from the Publisher of SIGNAL and CEO, Olivier Pope Inc, Mr. Ohimai Godwin Amaize, via his Twitter handle @MrFixNigeria on Wednesday, the King Centre, which is a memorial of the late preacher, distanced itself from the award.

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