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October 1, 2022 at 7:55 PM #41801justseyiKeymaster
Buhari to confer national honours on Abba Kyari, Burna Boy, Okonjo-Iweala, others [FULL LIST)
President Buhari has listed his late Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari among the 437 nominees for the 2022 National Honours Award.
Also on the list is presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, and the Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
The investiture is billed to hold on 11 October at the State House in Abuja.
On the list sighted by PREMIUM TIMES, out of the 437 nominees, five persons were listed for Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON), 54 for Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (CFR) and 67 for the Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON).
Others are 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 eight for Federal Republic Medal (FRM).
While the late Abba Kyari would be honoured posthumously with the CFR, Mr Adesina and Mrs Okonjo-Iweala would be honored with OON and GCON respectively.
Other recipients include serving and former governors, serving and former presiding officers of the National Assembly, serving and former Chief Justices of Nigeria and serving and former members of the National Assembly.
Others are serving and former service chiefs, traditional rulers, retired public servants, lawyers, philanthropists, businessmen, ministers and members of the academia.
Apart from Mrs Okonjo-Iweala, the other recipients of the GCON are the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; Chief Justice of Nigeria, Kayode Ariwoola, his predecessor; Tanko Muhammad and UN Deputy Secretary General; Amina Mohammed.
Prominent on the list of recipients for CFR include Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; Chief of Defence Staff, Lucky Irabor; former Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, and Appeal Court president, Monica Mensem, and former Army Chief, Tukur Buratai.
Others are Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali, his predecessor, Mohammed Adamu, Emir of Lafia, Sidi Bage, and Tor Tiv, James Ayatse, amongst others.
Nominees in this category include Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Ignatius Kaigama, CEO of the NNPCL, Mele Kyari, Nasiru Bayero and Muiz Banire.
Others are Ishaq Bello, Aliyu El-Nafaty and Kehinde Aina, amongst others.
Some nominees in this category include National Assembly members such as Alhassan Doguwa, Muktar Betara, Ndudi Elumelu and Nkiruka Onyejeocha.
Others are a former Permanent Secretary, Sunday Echono, NBA President Yakubu Maikyau, Sarki Abba and Sabiu (Tunde) Yusuf, amongst others.
In this category are Sanusi Lemu, late DIGJoseph Egunike (posthumous), Haliru Nababa and Burna Boy.
Others are Simon Shango, Billy Okoye, Akwa Okon and Emeka Agbanari, amongst others.
Notable in this category are 2Face Idibia, Shehu Othman, Teni the entertainer and Abubakar Maikano.
Read full list below:
LIST OF NOMINEES FOR NATIONAL HONOUR AWARD – 2022 A: GRAND COMMANDER OF THE NIGER (GCON) S/NO Name Status State Honour 1 Sen. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan President of the Senate Yobe GCON 2 Hon. Justice Olukayode Ariwoola CJN Oyo GCON 3 Hon. Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad CJN (Rtd) Bauchi GCON 4 Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala DG WTO Abia GCON 5 Ms. Amina J. Mohammed UN, Deputy Secretary General Gombe GCON B: COMMANDER OF THE ORDER OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC (CFR) 1 Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila Speaker HOR Lagos CFR LIST OF NOMINEES FOR NATIONAL HONOUR AWARD – 2022 12 Lt. Gen. Lamidi O. Adeosun (Rtd) Rtd Military Officer Osun CFR 13 Gen. Lucky E.O. Irabor CDS Delta CFR 14 Lt. Gen. Farouk Yahaya COAS Kano CFR 15 Air Marshal Oladayo Amao CAS Osun CFR 16 Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo CNS Kano CFR 17 Gen. Gabriel Abayomi Olonisakin Former CDS Ekiti CFR 18 Lt. Gen. Yusuf Tukur Buratai Former COAS Borno CFR 19 Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas Former CNS Cross River CFR 20 Air Mashal Sadique Abubakar Former CAS Bauchi CFR 21 Mohammed Abubakar Adamu Former IGP Nasarawa CFR LIST OF NOMINEES FOR NATIONAL HONOUR AWARD – 2022 22 Mr. Usman Alkali Baba IGP Yobe CFR 23 Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (Rtd) NSA Borno CFR 24 Alh. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar DG – NIA Katsina CFR 25 Yusuf Magaji Bichi, fwc DG – DSS Kano CFR 26 HM Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II Ooni of Ife Osun CFR 27 HM Omo N’Oba E’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Ewuare II Oba of Benin Edo CFR 28 His Highness, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero Emir of Kano Kano CFR 29 HRH Ahmed Nuhu Bamali Emir of Zazzau Kaduna CFR 30 HRH Prof. James Ortese Ayatse Tor Tiv V Benue CFR 31 HRH Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III Emir of Gombe Gombe CFR
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