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CFR (Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria)


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Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (CFR), is the 3rd highest rank in Nigeria's national honours.

The National Honours are commendations given to noteworthy Nigerians and Foreign friends for their achievements in the advancement of the Nigerian society and is not to be confused with the National Merit Awards.

They were initiated by the National Honours Act of 1963 and are the mandate of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The National Honours in ranking order are: GCFRGCON, CFRCON, OFR, OON, MFR, and MON. Other honours also exist for the Armed Forces and Security Services.

NOTABLE RECIPIENTS

  NAME PROFESSION BEST KNOWN AS/FOR
1 Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal Politician Speaker House Of Representative
2 Mr. Ita Ekpentoung E. Ita Civil Servant Director General State Security Service
3 Mohammed Bello Adoke, San Civil Servant Attorney General Of The Federal
4 Lt-Gen. Azubuke Ihejrika Armed Forces Chief Of Army Staff
5 Hafiz Rigim Police Inspector General Of Police
6 Abdullahi, D.I Customs Service Comptroller General Of Customs
7 Rear Admiral A.A Madueke Armed Forces Former Chief Of Naval Staff
8 Prof. Chinua Achebe Scholar Author of Things Fall Apart, Arrow of God and There was a Country
9 Dr. Shehu Usman Abubakar Traditional Ruler The Emir Of Gombe
10 Hrh Oba (Dr) David Victor Folagbade Olateru Olagbegi Traditional Ruler The Olowo Of Owo
11 Hrh. Dr. Muhammed B. Aliyu Mustapha Traditional Ruler Lamido Of Adamawa
12 Hrh Alhaji (Dr) Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu Traditional Ruler Emir Of Bauchi

 

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