National Honour: Makinde Congratulates Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi Over Conferment Of GCFR by President Mohammadu Buhari - AMEBOTV BLOGS



National Honour: Makinde Congratulates Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi Over Conferment Of GCFR by President Mohammadu Buhari

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The former member of house of representatives, ile-ife federal constituency, Hon Rotimi Makinde has congratulated His Imperial Majesty, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi on his conferment of national honour Grand Comanader of Federal Republic, (GCFR) by President Mohammadu Buhari today Tuesday, 11th of October, 2022 in Abuja.

The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Speaker House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and other prominent Nigerians were today (Tuesday) conferred with awards of National Honours at the International Conference Center (ICC), Abuja venue of the 2022  National Honours Award Investiture Ceremony by President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR.

Ooni Ogunwusi, Natural Head of the Oduduwa race worldwide who doubles as Co-chairman, National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (NCTRN) was described while being decorated by President Buhari as a great advocate of Youth and Women Empowerment, a passionate Promoter of  Peace and Unity in Africa and an exemplary selfless leader relentlessly doing his best preserving the cultural values of the African people, while Senate President Lawan was honoured in recognition of his unquantifiable contributions to nation building through the legislature.

Other worthy Nigerians who were honoured with the awards also witnessed by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo SAN include Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila CFR, Chief Judge of the Federation, Justice Kayode Ariwoola GCON, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala GCON, Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege CFR, Head of Service, Dr. Folasade Esan CFR and other top government officials.

Makinde described the awards as a well deserved one on the most respected monarchy in Yoruba race. 

His words: "This award stands alone proudly witnessing your hard work and dedication. This award makes you shining in midst of names and fame. Keep going in your life and achieve your all dreams with your hard work. Congratulation Baba mi for your achievement."

Apart from the Ooni of Ife who got CFR (Commander of The Federal Republic), other notable Nigerian monarchs who were also honoured by President Buhari are: Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero CFR, Oba of Benin Omo N'Oba Ewuare II CFR, Alhaji Ahmed Nuhu Bamali Emir of Zazzau CFR, Prof James Ortese Ayatse Tor Tiv V Benue CFR,Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III Emir of Gombe CFR,Alhaji Muhammadu ibn Abali Idrissa Emir of Fika CFR, Jacob Gyang Buba Gbong Gwom Jos CFR,Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad I Emir of Lafia CFR,King Dandeson Douglas JAJA King Jaja of Opobo CFR,Oba Gabriel Adejuwon, Onisan of Isan Ekiti CFR, Oba (Dr) Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi,Odundun II. 

Deji of Akure CFR, Oba Babatunde Ajayi, Akarigbo of Remo CFR, His Eminence, Ntenyin (Dr) Solomon Daniel Etuk, JP Oku Ibom Ibibio Akwa Ibom CFR, Ogiame Atuwatse III Olu of Warri CFR, Igwe Amb. Lawrence Agubuzu Igwe of Eziama CFR, King Alfred Diete-Spiff Chairman, Bayelsa Council ofChiefsCFR,Eze (Dr) E. C. Okeke Chairman Imo Council of Chiefs CFR, Eze Joseph Nwabeke Chair Abia Councilof Chiefs CFR, Eze Charles N. Nkpuma Chairman, Ebonyi Council of Chiefs CFR, the Odole Oodua, Sir Dr. Kessington Adebutu CFR, Mr. Jim Ovia CFR,
Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN Legal Practitioner CFR and Tony O. Elumelu Business Executive CFR.

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