STAR LIST: Nigeria's Golden Jubilee Independence Anniversary Awards on 50 Distinguished Personalities

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Mobolaji ALUKO

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Sep 29, 2010, 10:36:31 AM9/29/10
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Dear All:
 

Via a statement September 28, 2010 by Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Alhaji Mahmud Yayale Ahmed,   the fifty (50) personalities to be honoured for their contributions to the development of the country are as follows:.


S/N

Name (state)

(D)ead

Or

(A)live

1

Sir Herbert Macaulay (Lagos)

D

2

Dr. Nnamdi Azikwe (Anambra)

 D

3

Alhaji Ahmadu Bello (Sokoto)

 D

4

Chief Obafemi Awolowo (Ogun)

 D

5

Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (Bauchi)

 D

6

Chief Samuel Akintola (Oyo)

 D

7

Mallam Aminu Kano (Kano)

D

8

Chief Anthony Enahoro (Edo)

A

9

Ernest Okoli (Bayelsa)

 D

10

Jaja Wachukwu (Abia)

 D

11

Chief Dennis Osadebay (Delta)

 D

12

Maj-Gen J.T.U Aguiyi-Ironsi (Abia)

 D

13

General Yakubu Gowon (Plateau)

A

14

General Olusegun Obasanjo (Ogun)

 A

15

General Abdulsalami Abubakar (Niger)

 A

16

Prof. Kenneth Dike (Anambra)

D

17

Prof. Jacob Ade Ajayi (Ekiti)

 A

18

Prof. Ishaya Audu (Kaduna)

 A

19

Prof. Iya Abubakar (Adamawa)

 A

20

Chief Emeka Anyaoku (Anambra)

 A

21

Alhaji Shehu Shagari (Sokoto)

 A

22

Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule (Kano)

 A

23

Joseph Tarka (Benue)

 D

24

Shettima Ali Monguno (Borno)

 A

25

Cardinal Francis Arinze (Anambra)

 A

26

Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq 111, Sultan of Sokoto (Sokoto)

 D

27

Oba Adesoji Aderemi (Osun)

D

28

Prof Wole Soyinka (Ogun)

 A

29

Prof. Chinua Achebe (Anambra)

 A

30

Alhaji Abubakar Imam (Kaduna)

 D

31

Alhaji Babatunde Jose (Lagos)

 D

32

Justices Adetokunbo Ademola (Ogun)

 D

33

Justice Egbert Udo Udoma (Akwa-Ibom)

 D

34

Prof. Teslim Elias (Lagos)

 D

35

Chief Rotimi Alade Williams (Lagos)

 D

36

Justice Mamman Nasir (Kastina)

 A

37

Alhaji Alhassan Dantata (Kano)

 D

38

Alhaji Aliko Dangote (Kano)

 A

39

Chief Mike Adenuga (Ogun)

 A

40

Richard Ihetu aka Dick Tiger (Abia)

 D

41

Kanu Nwankwo (Abia)

 A

42

Chioma Ajunwa (Imo)

A

43

Daniel Igali (Bayelsa)

 A

44

Michael Akinwunmi (Ogun)

?

45

Mrs Funmilayo Ransome Kuti (Ogun)

 D

46

Mrs Margaret Ekpo (Cross River)

 A

47

Hajia Gambo Sawaba (Kaduna)

 D

48

Hajiya Ladi Kwali (Abuja)

 D

49

Princess Alexandra , the Honourable Lady Ogilvy(Britain)

A

50

Lillian Joel Williams (Britain)

?

List put in this format by NM

 

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Pablo Idahosa

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Sep 29, 2010, 1:36:14 PM9/29/10
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Bolaji,whatever one thinks of this list,  are you suggesting by adding the state's names to the personalities that they should take credit, when none of them existed when the honorees were born?
Pablo
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