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Jonathan approves 2 nominees for National Award

27 November 2012, 15:12

Abuja -  President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the conferment of Nigerian National Order of Merit Award on two distinguished Nigerians for 2012.

A statement on Tuesday in Abuja, signed by Mr Adamu Mu`azu, Secretary, Nigerian National Merit Award,named the nominees as  Prof. Samuel Ohaegbulam, a pioneer in the field of neuro-surgery in Nigeria and Prof. Emmanuel Yoloye, an expert in Education Psychology, Chemistry and Science Education.

The statement stated that the duo would be decorated with the NNOM Award on Dec. 6, by the President at the Council Chambers, Presidential Villa.

According to the statement, the duo have passed through the litmus test of the Nigerian National Order of Merit Award.

In line with the Transformation Agenda of the present administration and to enhance further research works, each recipient would be given a cash award prize of N10 million, it said.

It added that the recipients would also be entitled to a medal and a certificate.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the NNOMA has been conferred on only 60 Nigerians from all walks of life since its inception in 1979.

Prospective recipients are either nominated by persons or a group of persons who feel that the nominees have distinguished themselves nationally and internationally in various spheres of life.

NAN

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