Hours before the end of his tenure, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Sunday, approved the conferment of a Special Award on the Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo.
Sambo was conferred with “Commander of the Order of the Niger” for his contributions to the country’s transportation sector, a statement signed by the minister on Sunday disclosed.
Sambo expressed his gratitude for the honour, noting that the award was “a reflection of the tireless efforts and dedication of our team towards the progress and development of our dear nation particularly in the transportation sector within this short time.”
The statement read, ”My profound gratitude goes to the President Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, and my colleagues in the cabinet for their unwavering support and guidance at all times.
“Also, my heartfelt appreciation goes to our hard-working civil servants in the Federal Ministry of Transportation ecosystem and its Agencies, this is a testament to our collective efforts, and commitment to purpose. This honour is much as theirs as it is mine. Thank you for your professionalism and active participation in delivering on our mandate. The “low-hanging fruits” paid off after all.
“May the new government usher in unending prosperity for us as individuals and as a nation at large. May the legacies we have built endure.”
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