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Buhari to honour Okowa with CON award
By: News Editor
Fri, 30 Sep 2022   ||   Nigeria, Asaba

The Delta State Governor and Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, will on October 11, 2022, be honoured with a National award of Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON) by President Muhammadu Buhari.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Olisa Ifeajika.
Ifeajika said that the selection of the Governor for the award was conveyed in a letter by the Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Sen. George Akume.
The Press secretary explained that the award was approved by President Buhari according to the Minister and the ceremony will hold at the International Conference centre, Abuja on Oct.11th  
Akume said; “I have the honour to formally inform you that the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the” conferment of the National Honour on you, in the rank of CON (Commander of the Order of the Niger).’’
He further stated that the event would involve other recipients in various categories of National honours award.


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