June 12: More Nigerians to be honoured – SGF
f- The federal government has said that more Nigerians will be honoured or the contribution to democratic governance in Nigeria
– The announcement was made by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha
– According to Mustapha, new investiture date will be announced by the federal government soon
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday, June 12, said that more Nigerians will be honoured by the federal government for their outstanding contributions to the country.
Speaking at the June 12 investiture in Abuja, Mustpha said would be more conferment of national honours on other distinguished Nigerians who have in one way or the other contributed immensely to the enthronement of democratic governance in Nigeria.
The event was organised by the federal government to honour the late MKO Abiola, his running mate, Babagana Kingibe and renowned human rights activist and lawyer, late Gani Fawehinmi.
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Mustapha said a new investiture date will be announced by the federal government soon and the names of the awardee made available to the public.
He said: “Their names and investiture date will be revealed later. These awards serve as a public acknowledgement of their pivotal contribution to nationhood and a further demonstration of this Administration’s commitment to upholding the ethos of democratic governance.”
The SGF said the June democracy day symbolises the various struggles and sacrifices made by fellow citizens of Nigeria.
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He said these individuals helped, ”established democracy as our political system of governance, and opened a new chapter in the political history”.
Meanwhile, earlier reported that Hafsat Abiola-Costello, a daughter of MKO Abiola had apologised to President Muhammadu Buhari over incidents that might have taken place between her father and the president.