London to Lagos biker Kunle Adeyanju bags chieftaincy title in Kwara

Nigerian man who rode from London to Lagos for charity Kunle Adeyanju has bagged a chieftaincy title in Kwara.

Mr Adeyanju revealed in a tweet on Sunday night that he was conferred with the title of Are Aniyikaiye of Offa Land by the Olofa of Offa Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi.

He said, “I was conferred the chieftaincy title of Are Aniyikaiye of Offa Land, by his majesty the Olofa of Offa.

“So when next you see me, pls call me Chief Kunle!”

Adeyanju embarked on his journey from United Kingdom on April 19, 2022 to create awareness on the fight against polio in Africa. He arrived Lagos on May 29.

Speaking about his adventure at a reception organised in his honour by the Ikeja Rotary Club District 9110, Adeyanju said there were lots of interesting discoveries as well as challenges everywhere during the 41-day bike ride from London to Lagos.

“All through this journey through Africa, I discovered a true African story. I was able to communicate the message of polio to the people who were receptive towards me,” he said.