NUJ hails Onikijipa, Kamwire, other Kwarans over National Merit Awards
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on October 13, 2022
The Kwara State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has applauded the federal government for the conferment of National Merit Awards on selected Kwara indigenes, describing the honour as well deserving.
The council said the choice of the state Chief Judge, Justice Sulyman Durosinlorun Kawu for Officer of Federal Republic (OFR); Grand Mufti of Ilorin, Sheik Suleiman Farouq Onikijipa (Officer of the Order of Niger) and Chief Executive Officer of Kam Holdings, Dr Kamoru Ibitoye Yusuf (Member of the Order of Niger) among several others was well thought out in view of their invaluable positive impact on the society.
In a congratulatory message issued in Ilorin today, the state NUJ Chairman, Abdullateef ‘Lanre Ahmed and Secretary, Omotayo Ayanda, noted that the honorees have distinguished themselves in their various fields of endeavours.
Royal Times reports that President Muhammadu Buhari formally presented the national awards to the honorees at the event held in Abuja on Monday.
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