PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI CONFERS THE PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL HONOUR OF COMMANDER OF THE ORDER OF THE NIGER ( CON ) ON LEADING CONSTITUTIONAL LAWYER AND HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST, DR MIKE OZEKHOME, SAN,OFR,Ph.D.
The President, Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has conferred on Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, OFR, Ph.D, the prestigious National Honour of COMMANDER OF THE ORDER OF THE NIGER ( CON ).
Ozekhome, already a recipient of the National honour of OFFICER OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC ( OFR), will be conferred with the National honor alongside other eminent Nigerians at a ceremony slated for the 11th of November, 2022, at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
This honor, one of the highest in the land, is certainly a well-deserved recognition of and befitting reward for Dr. Ozekhome’s famed patriotism,pan-Nigerians, industry, and consistency in speaking truth to authority; challenging impunity; and fiercely advocating and defending the rule of law, good governance and the fundamental rights of the voiceless, oppressed, repressed and marginalized Nigerian citizens.
Speaking with a group of Top Editors and Publishers in Lagos after Nigeria’s 62nd Independence celebration, Amb. Cornell udofia said the latest National Award from President Buhari to our irrepressible and courageous chief patron of CMC Gladiators High Chief Mike ozekhome is a blessing to all of us as a group and we thank him for this. More grace to our Boss udofia concluded.