President Muhammadu Buhari has conferred national honours on a total of 449 Nigerians and friends of Nigeria.
Buhari Confers National Honours On Nigerians
The awardees include the President’s late Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari; Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State; Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Ishaq Oloyede; the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State amongst others.
Others were awarded the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON), Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (CFR), and Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON).
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that the senate said it was going to honour a man who drove burning tanker away from Delta community