In a statement issued statement by Femi Adesina on Thursday, President Buhari rejoiced with Madu, who was appointed Minister of Justice and Solicitor-General for the Government of Alberta, in Canada.
President Buhari described the honour as “landmark and historic,” saying it once again presents people of Nigerian descent as go-getters, who distinguish themselves in different walks of life.
“President Muhammadu Buhari rejoices with Nigerian born Kaycee Madu, appointed Minister of Justice and Solicitor General for the Government of Alberta, in Canada.
“Madu makes history as the first African born provincial Minister in Canadian history, and is also the Provincial Secretary and Keeper of the Great Seal of the Province of Alberta.
“President Buhari describes the honour as ‘landmark and historic’, saying it once again pedestals people of Nigerian descent as go-getters, who distinguish themselves in different walks of life.
“The President says as the first Black Justice Minister and Solicitor-General in Canada, Madu has written himself into history books, and urges Nigerians, both at home and abroad, to remain good Ambassadors of their country.”
KanyiDaily recalls that Former President, Atiku Abubakar had also reacted to the appointment of Madu, saying that seeing Nigerians prosper around the world, has always been the cornerstone of his vision, ‘the Atiku Plan’.