Nigeria’s Federal Government Honours June 12 Pro-Democracy Heroes

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Saturday, June 09, 2018    09:39 AM / Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation

Following the historic designation of June 12 as DEMOCRACY DAY and NATIONAL HOLIDAY, Muhammadu Buhari, President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, will confer Post-Humous national honours on Chief M.K.O. Abiola as Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR), Chief Gani Fawehinmi as the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON).  

He will also decorate  Ambassador Babagana Kingibe with the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON), at an investiture scheduled to take place as follows:-

DATE: Tuesday, June 12 2018  
VENUE: Conference Hall, State House, Aso Rock Villa, Abuja
TIME: 10.00 am

Accordingly, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe , the family of the late Bashorun M.K.O. Abiola and  that of Chief Gani Fawehinmi , along with the underlisted key players of June 12 struggle are cordially invited:

   Members of the National Executive Committee of the SDP including States Chairmen and Secretaries at the time of June 12, 1993

    Governors elected under SDP platform

   Former Senate Presidents – Iyorchia Ayu and Ameh Ebute  and Speaker

    Agunwa Anekwe along with Principal Officers of the National Assembly elected under SDP platform

   Speakers of the States Assembly elected under SDP platform

  All Chairmen of the States Traditional Councils from the six South-Western States

    Prof. Wole Soyinka

    Mr. Femi Falana, SAN

     Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

    Chief Bisi Akande

     Ms. Ayo Obe

    Bayo Onanuga – The News

    Kunle Ajibade – Tempo

    Nosa Igiebor – Tell

   Kayode Komolafe  - Media Hope 93

   Senator Janathan Zwingina - DG Hope 93

    Comrade Frank Ovie Kokori

    Prof. Humphrey Nwosu

Also invited are Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker Yakubu Dogora, Principal Officers of the National Assembly, Members of the Federal Executive Council and all State Governors.

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Accommodation has been reserved for all invitees at the NICON Luxury Hotel, Tafawa Balewa Way, area 11, Garki, Abuja from Monday, 11th June 2018. 

For further inquiries please contact William Alo, Permanent Secretary, Special Duties Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation by telephone on +234 803 585 4332.

Invitation letters have been despatched.  However, should the invitation arrive late, this publication serves as a formal invitation.

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