Two hundred and seventy five Nigerians were honoured with
various categories of national award on
Monday 22nd December 2008 at the International Conference
The award ceremony which was presided by President Umaru
Musa Yar'Adua recorded the highest number of recipients
since the beginning of the investiture ceremony in 1963.
7 distinguished Nigerians were conferred with the Commander
of the Federal Republic (CFR), 26 (CON), 46 (OFR), 95 Officer
of the Order of the Niger (OON), 65 Member of the Federal
Republic (MFR), 24 Member of the Order of the Niger (MON)
and 12 Federal Republic Medals I and II.
While delivering his address, President
Yar'Adua urged the recepients to continue to contribute
to the development of Nigeria even as he encouraged them
not to relent in their service to humanity. Read
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