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Niger’s President decorates Buni with National Honour Award

Niger’s President decorates Buni with National Honour Award

Niger’s President decorates Buni with National Honour Award

President Mohamed Bazoum of Niger Republic has decorated Gov Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State with the country’s National Honour Award.

This is contained in a statement by Buni’s Director-General of Press and Media Affairs, Alhaji Mamman Mohammed, in Damaturu on Sunday.

He said the governor was decorated with the ‘Commandeur dans l’ordre du merite du Niger’ in Niamey, the capital of Niger Republic on Sunday.

According to the statement, Bazoum said the honour was in recognition of Buni’s contribution to the bilateral, economic and social relationship between Nigeria and the Niger Republic.

He added that the award had placed the governor in a position of an ambassador who would strengthen the relationship between the two countries.

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In his remarks, Buni expressed happiness for the award, saying that it would spur him to do more in the interest of the two neighbouring countries.

“Yobe shares international borders with the Niger Republic, therefore, we will strengthen peace, peaceful coexistence, and economic prosperity among the border communities of the two countries,” he said.

Mohammed said Buni was accompanied by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, members of the state Executive Council, and members of the national and state legislature, among others.

Recall that Buni had also received Nigeria’s National Honour of Commander of the order of the Niger (CON) in Oct.

Niger’s President decorates Buni with National Honour Award

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