June 12: Pres Buhari Approves National Honours For More Nigerians

Nigeria’s Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, earlier today revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved of some other Nigerians to be conferred with national honours for their contributions to democracy.

Mustapha spoke at the Presidential Villa, Abuja venue of the post-humous investiture of Chief Moshood Abiola as Grand Commander of the Federal Republic; his running mate, Babagana Kingibe as Grand Commander of the Order of Niger and late human rights activist, Gani Fawehinmi, also as GCON.

He, however, did not disclose the identities of the fresh awardees.

“Further announcement on this will be made shortly,” Mustapha said in his welcome address at the ceremony attended by dignitaries across the country.

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