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FG releases amended list of national honours recipients

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The federal government on Sunday released the final list of persons nominated to receive national honours.

The list was has been published in national newspapers by the federal ministry of special duties and inter-governmental affairs.

The awards will be presented by President Muhammadu Buhari on October 11, at an event scheduled to hold at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

In the final list, 447 persons were nominated for national honours in contrast to the 437 persons in the list that was previously leaked to the press.

Tijani Muhammad-Bande, former president of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), is listed among the persons to be honoured with GCON.

The name of the former diplomat was missing from the previous list.

See the final list below

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