President Muhammadu Buhari has conferred ex-President Goodluck Jonathan and the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike with service awards.
VANTAGE NEWS reports that Buhari also honoured 43 other prominent Nigerians at an event that took place in the Conference room of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday.
Also honoured were 16 state governors; Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; Speaker of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and service chiefs honoured with various awards for their services.
The Nigeria Excellence Award in Public Service was set up to recognise distinguished public service in Nigeria who have contributed through excellent leadership or humanitarian service.
An eligible person must be a living public official or a private citizen contributing to national development.
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