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APC chairman, SGF, others bag productivity awards

By Guardian Nigeria
13 May 2022   |   4:00 am
The National Productivity Order of Merit Award has been conferred on APC National Chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha.

President Muhammadu Buhari (middle); Senate President, Ahmed Lawan (fifth left); Labour Minister, Dr. Chris Ngige (forth right); with other awardees at the 19th National Productivities Awards at the State House Abuja… yesterday PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA <br />

The National Productivity Order of Merit Award has been conferred on APC National Chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha.

The award was bestowed on the duo and 46 other eminent Nigerians and organisations in both the public and private sectors for their high productivity, hard work and excellence at the 19th National Productivity Day yesterday.

Others who bagged the awards are immediate past Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chike Ihekweazu; Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi; Chairman and Founder, BUA Group, Abdusamad Rabiu and Chairman of Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jnr.

Director-General of the West African Health Organization, Prof. Stanley Okolo, and Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, were also honoured.

Dr. Stella Adadevoh and Mr. Babatunde Lawal, received posthumous awards at the 2019/2020 edition of the National Productivity Day.

Adadevoh, who died on August 19, 2014, was recognised for her outstanding performance in the fight against the spread of the Ebola virus in the country, while Lawal, who until his death on November 6, 2020, served as Permanent Secretary in the Cabinet Affairs Office.

Babatunde, an economist by training with bias in fiscal policy analysis, management and strategic planning, was commended for his “thoroughness and paying keen attention to every detail” during his tenure as a permanent secretary in the Federal Civil Service.