President Muhammadu Buhari will on October 11, 2022, confer the National Award of Officer of the order of the Federal Republic on the Accord Party’s Guber candidate in Oyo State, Adebayo Adelabu.
A statement, Sunday, by the Oyo State Chairman, Accord Party, Ojo Kolade said the conferment notice was signed by the Honourable Minister for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Sen. George Akume.
Adelabu, a former Deputy Governor of Nigeria’s apex bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria will join other prominent awardees found by the federal government worthy of the National Honours.
The award for the financial expert will come up on the same day his gubernatorial campaign train ought to be flagged off.
The 2022 National Honour Award letter signed by the Minister reads, “I have the honor to formally inform you that the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved the conferment of National honor on you in the rank of OFR, (Officer of the order of the Federal Republic).”
“The investiture ceremony is scheduled to take place at the International conference center, ICC, Abuja on Tuesday 11, October 2022 at 9 am.
“All award recipients are required to forward a one-page citation and current passport photograph”.