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OFR (Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria)


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IMAGE: Innocent Chukwuma, OFR, Indegious Car Manufacturer sandwitched between then Governor of Anambra State Peter Obi and President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan at his car plant in Nnewi »

Officerr 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 YEAR
1 Hon. Farouk Lawan Politician Member House Of Representatives OFR
2 Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila Politician Member House Of Representatives OFR
3 Osita Benjamin Chidoka Civil Servant Chief Marshall Federal Road Safety Corp OFR
4 Chief (Dr.) Innocent I. Chukwuma Industrialist Indeginous Car Manufacturing, Innoson Motors OFR
5 Chief Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Iwuanyanwu Politician Industrial, Politician OFR
6 Prince (Engr) Authur Eze Investor Philantropical Gifts OFR
7 Mr. Kase Lawal Entreprenuer Chairman of Camac Oil OFR
8 Chief (Sir) Tony Ezenna Industrialist Chairman of Orange Drugs OFR
9 Sir Emmanuel Bishop Okonkwo Trader Chairman of Ekulo Group OFR

 

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