Photos from the Centenary Awards

Former Presidents/Heads of State, business men, entertainers, sports men, and families of people who helped shape Nigeria in the last 100 years were all honoured at the Centenary Awards which held at the banquet hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday February 28th.

President Jonathan decorated seven living former Heads of State and Presidents including; Yakubu Gowon, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, Chief Ernest Shonekan and Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar.

He also honored 6 late Nigerian Heads of State post-humously. See pics from the event after the cut.

Centenary Award for Otunba Mike Adenuga.
Centenary Award for Alh. Aliko Dangote
President Jonathan honouring Gen. T. Y. Danjuma @ Nigeria Centenary Award
President Jonathan decorating General Yakubu Gowon with Nigeria Centenary Award
President Jonathan honouring former President Shehu Shagari with Nigeria Centenary Award
President Jonathan honoring Gen. Muhammadu Buhari with Nigeria Centenary Award
President Jonathan honouring General Ibrahim Babangida with Nigeria Centenary Award
President Jonathan honouring former President Olusegun Obasanjo with Nigeria Centenary Award
President Jonathan honouring General Abdusalami Abubakar with Nigeria Centenary Award
President Jonathan & former First Lady Maryam Abacha @ Nigeria Centenary Award on Frid. Award for Gen Abacha
President Jonathan &UK High Commissioner @ Nigeria Centenary Award.Awards for the Queen, Lugard, Flora Shaw.
President Jonathan & Mrs Tola Oyediran @ Nigeria Centenary Award on Friday. Award for Chief Obafemi Awolowo
President Jonathan & Chief Emeka Anyaoku @ Nigeria Centenary Award on Friday
Centenary Award for Ms Patience Ozokwor
Centenary Award for Prof J F Ade Ajayi represented by his spouse and son
President Jonathan honouring Chief Ernest Shonekan @ Nigeria Centenary Award on Friday
President Jonathan honouring Mr Taiwo Akinkunmi, designer of the Nigerian flag @ Nigeria Centenary Award
President Jonathan honouring Prof J P Clark @ Nigeria Centenary Award
Centenary Award for Pastor Enoch Adeboye. His representative receiving award on his behalf
President Jonathan honouring Prof Umaru Shehu @ Nigeria Centenary Award
Centenary Award for late J. S. Tarka
President Jonathan honouring Late Sir Ahmadu Bello @ Nigeria Centenary Award
President Jonathan honouring Late Gen. Murtala Mohammed @ Nigeria Centenary Award. His son, Risqua
Centenary Award for Prof. Akinlawon Mabogunje
Centenary Award for Prof. Grace Alele-Williams
Centenary Award for Mariam Aloma Muhktar, CJN
President Jonathan honouring Late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua @ Nigeria Centenary Award.
President Jonathan honouring Late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe @ Nigeria Centenary Award
Centenary Award for First female pilot, Captain Chinyere Kalu
Centenary Award for Chioma Ajunwa, Olympic Gold Medallist.

 

Centenary Award for Prof. Kelsey Harrison, first Nigerian to obtain a doctorate in medicine
Centenary Awards for Richard Ihetu Dick Tiger, Kanu Nwankwo, Chioma Ajunwa,Monday Emoghavwe & Michael Okpala
Centenary Award for Gen. Abdullahi Mohammed, first DG, National Security Organisation

 

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