June 12: Buhari asks AGF to gazette Abiola’s GCFR

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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mallam Shehu Malami to take immediate steps to gazette the Presidential Order awarding the nation’s highest honours to Chief MKO Abiola and two others.

The order will be published in the Federal Gazette as announced yesterday by President Buhari:

Chief MKO Abiola – Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (Posthumous)
Ambassador Baba Gana Kingibe – Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger
Chief Gani Fawehinmi – Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (Posthumous)

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The President also directed that this should be done so that the awards slated for June 12, 2018 can go on as planned.


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