Martin Luther King Jr.'s Center Denies Giving President Buhari An Award.
The Martin Luther King Jr.'s Center today released an a statement disowning the award of The First Black History Month National Black Excellence and Exceptional African Leadership Award 2018 presented to President Muhammadu Buhari by a purported nephew of Late Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.
A group of American said to be family members of the late American Activist, led by Dr. Naomi Barbara presented President Buhari's with the award at the state house on Tuesday. A statementon twitter by the Presidential aide on new media, Lauretta Onochie confirmed presentation of the award.
In a swift response, the Martin Luther King Jr's Center released a tweet Wednesday evening, denying giving out any award by any member of the center or the immediate family of the late clergy. This came as a member of the Our Mumu Don Do Group sent a tweet to the center to confirm if such award came from the center.
An official statement is being awaited from the Presidency on this new twist.
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