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149 Nigerians To Become Recipients For The 2012 National Honours Awards [FULL LIST]

By David Stephen.

The Federal Government of Nigeria will confer on 149 recipients, its honours awards, at the International conference center Abuja on September 14, 2012. The list was announced in a statement by Dr. Henry Akpan, the Permanent Secretary for Special Duties, at the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

He said: “The Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the Permanent Secretary, Special Duties Office, have concluded preparations for the conferment of National Honors Award on 149 Nigerians and others. President Goodluck Jonathan will conduct the 2012 National Honours Award Investiture of deserving Nigerians and friends of Nigeria.”

The list includes notable Nigerians, who have contributed to the growth and development of Nigeria in certain ways. The list:

 

GRAND COMMANDER OF THE ORDER OF THE NIGER (GCON)

DR. MIKE ADENUGA, CON, CHAIRMAN/CEO, GLOBACOM

 

COMMANDER OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC (CFR)

HON. JUSTICE MAHMUD MOHAMMED, SUPREME COURT JUDGE

HON. JUSTICE WALTER S. NKANU ONNOGHEN, SUPREME COURT JUDGE

HON. JUSTICE SULEIMAN GALADIMA, SUPREME COURT JUDGE

HON. JUSTICE BODE RHODES-VIVOUR, SUPREME COURT JUDGE

HON. JUSTICE NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA, SUPREME COURT JUDGE

HON. JUSTICE MARY UKAEGO ODILI, SUPREME COURT JUDGE

HON. JUSTICE ANDREWS OTUTU OBASEKI (RTD), RETIRED SUPREME COURT JUDGE

HON. JUSTICE KAYODE ESO (RTD), RETIRED SUPREME COURT JUDGE

MOHAMMED DAHIRU ABUBAKAR, INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE

BRIG. GENERAL MOBOLAJI JOHNSON, FIRST GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE

CHIEF GABRIEL OSAWARU IGBINEDION, CON, BUSINESS MAN/PHILANTROPHIST

 

COMMANDER OF THE NIGER (CON)

RT. HON. GABRIEL SUSWAM, GOVERNOR OF BENUE STATE

DR. EMMANUEL UDUAGHAN, GOVERNOR OF DELTA STATE

CHIEF MARTIN ELECHI, GOVERNOR OF EBONYI STATE

Mr. DANBABA DANFULANI SUNTAI, GOVERNOR OF TARABA STATE

ALH. AHMED MUAZU, FORMER GOVERNOR OF BAUCHI STATE

SEN. VICTOR NDOMA-EGBA, OFR, SAN, SENATOR

SEN. ABDUL AHMED NINGI, OON, SENATOR

SEN. AYOGU EZE, SENATOR

SEN. ZAINAB ABDULKADIR KURE, SENATOR

SEN. AHMAD IBRAHIM LAWAN, SENATOR

SEN. UMARU IBRAHIM TSAURI, SENATOR

SEN. EMMANUEL BWACHA, SENATOR

SENATOR BALA MOHAMMED, FCT MINISTER

SEN. HAMISU MUSA, FORMER SENATOR

SEN. BELLO JIBRIN GADA, FORMER MINISTER

SEN. ADAMU AJUJI WAZIRI, FORMER AMBASSADOR

SEN. EMMANUEL AZU AGBOTI, POLITICIAN

SEN.MIKE AJAEGBO, EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, MINAJ GROUP

DR. AKIN ADESINA, MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE

HAJIYA INA CIROMA, FORMER MINISTER OF WOMEN AFFAIRS

ALH. KAWU BARAJE, FORMER ACTING NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF PDP

PROF. STEPHEN DEBO ADEYEMI, BUSINESS MAN/FORMER MINISTER OF HEALTH

MR. TONY ELUMELU, MFR, ACCOMPLISHED BANKER

DR. COSMAS MADUABUCHUKWU MADUKA, BUSINESS MAN

MR. CLETUS IBETO, BUSINESS MAN

 

OFFICER OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC (OFR)

HON. MULIKAT AKANDE, MEMBER HOUSE OF REP.

HON. SULAIMAN KAWU, MEMBER HOUSE OF REP.

HON. HALIMS AGADA, MEMBER HOUSE OF REP.

HON. BASHIR ADAMU, MEMBER HOUSE OF REP.

CHIEF ANTHONY ANI, FORMER MINISTER OF FINANCE

JUSTICE N. O. ADEKOLA (RTD), FORMER C. J. OF OYO STATE

MRS. SARAH ADEBISI SOSAN, FORMER DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE

ENGR. EMEKA EZE, DIRECTOR GENERAL BUREAU FOR PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

OLUWOLE OLANIPEKUN, SAN, LEGAL PRACTITIONER

ALEX A. IZINYON, SAN, LEGAL PRACTITIONER

GODWIN JEDDY AGBA, PUBLIC SERVANT

O. OMONUWA, SAN, LEGAL PRACTITIONER

DR. PATRICK DELE COLE, FORMER AMBASSADOR (DIPLOMAT)

H.E. ALHAJI SANI ABUBAKAR DANLADI, DEPUTY GOVERNOR, TARABA STATE

DR. IFEANYI OKOYE ERIC, mni, CHAIRMAN/CEO OFJUHEL COMPANY

BARR. DAN NWANYANWU, mni, NATIONAL CHAIRMAN, LABOUR PARTY

JOHN GOZEN GOBAK FORMER SSG, PLATEAU STATE

DR. AMBROSIE BRYANT CHUKWUELOKA ORJIAKO, EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF SEPLAT PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT CO. LTD

ALH. MOH’D SANI ALIYU AUGIE, COMMUNITY LEADER

ALHAJI IBRAHIM K. ALIYU, mni, COMMUNITY LEADER/POLITICIAN

ALH. MUHAMMADU INDIMI, BUSINESS MAN

DR. EMMANUEL SAMSON, MIRI COUNTRY REP. CARTER CENTRE

ALHAJI BASHARI AMINU, DIRECTOR, G. CAPPA PLC

ALH. ADAMU ALIYU DIPLOMAT

 

ORDER OF THE NIGER (OON)

ENGR. (MRS.) ESTHER GONDA, PERMANENT SECRETARY

DR. EMMANUEL OKEREKE CHAIRMAN, AFRICAN LIBERATION PARTY (ALP)

ENGR. BALA NA’ADE ADAMU, CONSULTANCY SERVICES

LT. COL. SHEHU IBRAHIM (RTD), SECRETARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES(I CARE WOMEN AND YOUTH)

HABIB BABA HABU, CONSUL GENERAL OF NIGERIA TO NEW YORK

HAJIA MUHEEBA DANKAKA, CEO FARIDA BUSINESS VENTURE LIMITED

UCHECHUKWU S. OGAH, BUSINESS MAN

ALHAJI SALISU MAIKASUWA, CLERK TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

OTHMAN BABAYOLA MOHAMMED, ADAMAWA STATE HOS

ALH. YAKUBU MUHAMMED, RETIRED CIVIL SERVANT

DR ADESEGUN AKIN-OLUGBADE, CONSULTANT (BANKING & FINANCE)

CHIEF ALEXANDER CHIKA OKAFOR, BUSINESS MAN

PROF. CYPRIAN OKECHUKWU OKONKWO, (SAN), COMMISSIONER NIGERIA LAW REFORM COMMISSION

DR. NIMOTA NIHINLOLA AKANBI, DIPLOMAT

DR. TAHIR MAMMAN, DG. COUNCIL OF LEGAL EDUCATION

MAJ. GEN. A. A. OLANIYI, NIG. ARMY (MAJ. GENERAL)

AVM. TOMBOIYI DICK IRUENABERE, NIG. AIR FORCE (AIR VICE MARSHAL)

REAR ADMIRAL EMERAKU IJIOMA, NIG NAVY (REAR ADMIRAL)

PROF. CHARITY ASHIMEM ANGYA, ACADEMICIAN

PROF. OLUFUNMILAYO FALUSI OLOPADE, ACADEMICIAN

ALHAJI MOHAMMED KABIR AHMED, DG PENCOM

HON. MUSA IBRAHIM AHMADU, FORMER MEMBER, HOUSE OF REP.

ALHAJI MAHMOUD LAI ALABI, ACCOMPLISHED BANKER

MRS. MARY GALADIMA, EDUCATIONIST

PROF. (MRS.) ADENIKE ABIOSE, ACADEMICIAN

MR. PIUS J. MAJOR FORMER, PERMANENT SECRETARY

AMB.S. O. WILLOUGHBY, FORMER PERMANENT SECRETARY

DR. PAUL BOTWEV ORHII, DG. NAFDAC

MABEL ALABA AMONI-OKWUONU, PUBLIC SERVANT

INYANG, SAMUEL EDWARD, FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SHELL, BP & NDDC

BRIG. GEN. ANTHONY DANIEL ETUKUDO (RTD), FORMER CEO STANDARD ORGANISATION OF NIGERIA

MR. TIJANI YUSUF STATE, HOUSE OFFICER

MR. MATTHEW OSAYABA AIKHIONBARE, SENIOR SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT (ADMIN)

ENGR. CHIEF JAMES BUKOHWO ERHUERO, FORMER HOS/SSG OF DELTA STATE

MRS. SARAH ALADE, DEPUTY GOVERNOR (CBN)

SULEIMAN BARAU, DEPUTY GOVERNOR (CBN)

DR. KINGSLEY BOSAH CHIEDU MOGHALU, DEPUTY GOVERNOR (CBN)

MR. ABU KAROFI, RENOWNED GEOLOGIST

 

MEMBER OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC (MFR)

TECO BENSON, ARTIST

PROF. ABUBAKAR ADAMU RASHEED, ACADEMICIAN

ARCH. (CHIEF) DANIEL NWABUEZE DENNE NWANKWO, ARCHITECT

HRH. IGWE PETER CHUKWUMA EZENWA, TRADITIONAL RULER

HIS LORDSHIP, BISHOP MICHAEL CHUKWUNWEIKE OKONKWO, RELIGIOUS LEADER

RT.REV. GODFREY ANAYO CHUKWU AGUPUSI, RELIGIOUS LEADER

HRH. EDUN AKENZUA, TRADITIONAL RULER

HIS LORDSHIP, BISHOP PETER IMASUEN, RELIGIOUS LEADER

HRH. EZEUDO ABEL NWOBODO, TRADITIONAL RULER

PRINCE EZE MADUMERE, PUBLIC SERVANT

HAJIA DIJE BALA JIBRIN, EDUCATIONIST

HRM. OBA DR. VICTOR ADEMEFUN ADESIMBO KILADEJO, TRADITIONAL RULER

DR. ADEGOKE OLAOYE JACOB, PUBLIC SERVANT

HRM. OBA RAUF OLAYIWOLA OLAWALE, TRADITIONAL RULER

BITRUS PAM KIM, PUBLIC SERVANT

HON. (CHIEF) GODSPOWER UMEJURU AKE, POLITICIAN

DIG. AUDU ABUBAKAR, NPM (RTD) DIG (RTD)

HRH. ALHAJI ADAMU ABARA GUMMI, TRADITIONAL RULER

ALHAJI UMAR AHMAD USMAN DAN ALI B/MAGAJI, TRADITIONAL RULER

PEACE ANYIAM OSIGWE, ARTIST

HRM ANSELM ODALOIGHE EDENOJIE II, JP (THE OJUROMI OF UROMI) TRADITIONAL RULER

CHIEF DAVID NNOCHIRONYE ONYENWEAKU, RENOWNED FARMER

ARCH HARCOURT ADUKEH, ARCHITECT

CHIEF JOSHUA FUMUDOH, INDUSTRIALIST

OKECHUKWU NWADIUTO EMUCHAY, CONSUL-GENERAL, SOUTH AFRICA

CHIEF (DR) MICHAEL OLAWALE COLE, FNIM PRESIDENT NIM

MUHAMMAD TAHIR ZAKARI, CIVIL SERVANT

BASORUN DOJA ADEWOLU, SEASONED ADMINISTRATOR

AUTA MAMMAN BUSA, COMMUNITY LEADER/POLITICIAN

HRM OBA KEHINDE GBADEWOLE OLUGBENLE, TRANDITIONAL RULER

ALHAJI ALHASSAN SULE GWAGWA, POLITICIAN

HON. ZEPHANIA B. JISALO, COMMUNITY LEADER/POLITICIAN

ALHAJI MOHAMMED ADAM, POLITICIAN

ALHAJI MUHAMMED BABA ABOKI, COMMUNITY LEADER/ PHILANTROPHIST

MOST REV. BISHOP CALLISTUS V.C. ONAGA, RELIGIOUS LEADER/ PHILANTROPHIST

ARCH. FERDINARD NWABUEZE AGU, ARCHITECT

JELANI ALIYU, AUTOMOBILE DESIGNER WITH GENERAL MOTORS

LT. COL. M. A. SULEIMAN, NIGERIAN ARMY

 

MEMBER OF THE NIGER (MON)

ALHAJI YAKUBU HARUNA, POLITICIAN

DR. USMAN ABDULKADIR MAIDUGU, TRADITIONAL RULER

HAJIA MUSLIMAH KAMALDEEN, RETIRED CIVIL SERVANT

ELDER EVANG SAMUEL MADUKA ONYISHI, CHAIRMAN/CEO, PEACE MASS TRANSIT NIGERIA LTD/PHILANTROPHIST

ALHAJI IBRAHIM BUBA VOKNA, FORMER ACCOUNTANT GENERAL ADAMAWA STATE

ELDER CYRIL CHUKWUDI NGEMEGWAI, EDUCATIONIST

ADO HUSSAINI, PUBLIC SERVANT

ABDULKADIR JIBRILU, COMMUNITY LEADER

IGWE CHRIS OGAKWU, TRADITIONAL RULER

AHMED ABDULLAHI, PUBLIC SERVANT

LAWRENCE AYINDE OSAYEMI, PRO-VC UNAAB,

CHIEF (MRS.) OBALEYE OLAYINKA, BUSINESS WOMAN

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