The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan and six other prominent Nigerians are to be conferred with chieftaincy titles of Iyin-Ekiti, in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
Others are the former Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Bamidele Olawumi and wife, an Israeli, Him Hille and wife, Mr Ayodeji Adeosun and Mrs Veronica Ndanusa.
The traditional ruler of Iyin-Ekiti, Oba Adeola Ajakaiye; the Oluyin of Iyin-Ekiti, disclosed this on Friday at a news conference in Iyin-Ekiti.
The conference signalled the week long events, beginning from Monday, commemorating the first anniversary of his ascendance to the throne.
Ajakaiye said the conferment of the chieftaincy titles was in recognition of the recipients’ contributions to the development of the community and the country at large.