Dr Orji Kalu, former governor of Abia State, is to be conferred with the traditional title of Dan Baiwan (gifted child), by the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar.
The monarch in a letter dated August 9, conveyed the decision of the Daura Emirate Council to honour Kalu, who is also a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress.
A statement endorsed by Mr Kunle Oyewumi, Kalu’s Special Adviser today in Abuja stated that the event would take place during the Eid-el Kabir period.
Kalu in his acceptance letter dated August 16, said that the honour would encourage him to sustain his good works.
The former governor stressed that the emir has demonstrated his passion and commitment to a united and indivisible Nigeria.