The Federal Government has released the names of 2013/2014 National Honours Award recipients.A statement by Dr. Adeyemo, M. Tunde, Director(Special Duties Office) for Secretary to the Government of the Federation said President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the award of National Honours to the 305 people on the list.
The list includes National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress,Chief John Odigie Oyegun who is a former governor,Chief Tom Ikimi who recently quit the APC, Iyiola Omisore,candidate of the People s Democratic Party ,PDP at the last gubernatorial election in Osun,Nyesom Wike,minister of state,education and members of the victorious national under 17 football team including Kelechi Iheanacho.
Service Chiefs and some governors among other were also listed for the awards.
The statement said “the Investiture holds by 9.00 a.m. on Monday, September 29th, 2014 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
“All Award Recipients are entitled to come with two guests only.
“All Award Recipients and Guests should be seated by 8:30 a.m. prompt.
“There will be shuttle bus services for all Award, Recipients Guests and invited Government Officials from the Eagle Square to the International Conference Centre.
“Attendance is strictly by invitation.
The statement said further that “ that the accreditation of all Award Recipients and the Media will be done from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th September, 2014 at AguraHotel Abuja, beginning 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. daily.