“I claim it in Jesus name” – El-Rufai replies Ooni of Ife’s comment

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The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, today sparked laughter at the ongoing fourth edition of the Kaduna Investment Summit, tagged “KADInvest 4.O” in Kaduna.

El-Rufai, who was giving a recap of proceedings at the Wednesday session of the summit, had been described by the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, who is a guest at the summit, as “man of the moment”.

Replying in a jovial manner, the governor said, “The Ooni of Ife called me the Man of the Moment. I don’t know what Moment but I claim it in Jesus Name.”

Special Assistant to President Buhari on New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi disclosed this in a tweet.

He tweeted: 

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