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Buhari To Confer National Honours On Okonjo-Iweala, Mohammed, Kyari, 434 Others – Reports

President Muhammadu Buhari will confer the honours on the recipients on October 11

 

 

The Federal Government has listed 437 persons that are to receive national honours.

According to reports, five persons are expected to receive the honour of the Grand Commander Order of the Niger (GCON).

However, the Presidency is yet to make a confirmation of this.

President Muhammadu Buhari will confer the honours on the recipients at a ceremony on October 11 in the State House

The supposed five are comprised of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed; Senate President, Ahmed Lawan; Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Ariwoola, and former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad.

Fifty-four persons including the late former Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, and the late former Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, will be awarded Commander of the order of the Federal Republic (CFR).

In all, 67 persons are listed to receive the honour of Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON), 64 for Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR), 101 for Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON), 75 for Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR), 56 for Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) and 8 persons for Federal Republic Medal (FRM).

Recipients are made up of politicians, public officers, security officials, traditional rulers, religious leaders, lawmakers and more.

.See the full list of recipients below:

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