The Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, on Sunday, announced 339 prominent Nigerians as recipients of the 2023 national honours.
Some entertainers were included in the list. They are famous singer, David Adeleke, aka Davido, and ace-filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan, who were both awarded the Officer Of The Order of The Niger (OON).
Super Eagles and Napoli Striker, Victor Osimhen also made the list. The Serie A top scorer received the MFR (Member of The Order of Federal Republic) cadre.
Benue-born socialite, Terry Waya was conferred with the OFR (Order of the Federal Republic) cadre.
The recipients will officially receive their medals and certificates on June 1, 2023.
Newmen recalls that last year, President Muhammadu Buhari conferred national honours on entertainers, 2Baba, Burna Boy and Teni.