Today, the National Honours Award holds with the Federal Government of Nigeria, recognising over 400 recipients/awardees.
President Muhammadu Buhari, in attendance, is doing the honours of handing over the awards to outstanding Nigerians that have been deemed fit to receive the recognition.
The award categories include Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger, GCON, Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic, CFR, Commander of the Order of the Niger, CON, Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic, OFR, Officer of the Order of the Niger, OFN, Member of the Order of the Federal Republic, MFR, Member of the Order of the Niger, MFN, Federal Republic Medals One and Two, FRM I & II, and lastly, the Foreigners’ segment.
Already, retired justices, royalties, military personnel, politicians, businessmen and women, among other industry stakeholders, have been recognised and received the various award categories issued by President Buhari.
Some of the considerations for the National Honours Awards include feats over the years of service.