ABUJA, Nigeria – President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Metropolitan Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Ayau Kaigama, on his “conferral of the Pallium for the See of Abuja,’’ by Pope Francis.
The honour is in recognition of Kaigama’s dedication to promoting unity, peace and justice.
Buhari, in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja, by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, joined all Christians, particularly the Catholic family, friends and associates of the highly revered clergyman in celebrating the honour by the papacy.
According to him, the symbol of conferred jurisdictional authority to promote peace, harmony, and unity is most deserved.
The president praised the Metropolitan Archbishop of Abuja for always projecting values of love and working diligently to promote the welfare of citizens in the country.