Kunle Afolayan, Davido, Osimhen to receive national award

Kunle Afolayan

The Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs on Sunday announced filmmaker Kunle Afolayan, pop star Davido and 337 other Nigerians as recipients of the 2023 national awards.

Kunle, whose movie Anikulapo, bagged five awards at the 2023 AMVCAs, is to receive the award of Order of The Niger (OON). Davido also got the OON award.

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen, who has written his name in the history books after helping Napoli to her first Serie A title in 33 years, has been awarded an MFR (Member of The Order of Federal Republic).

Socialite and businessman Terry Waya has been placed in the OFR (Order of the Federal Republic) cadre.

Recipients of the 2023 national awards have all been asked to submit a soft copy of their citation or resume to the ministry on or before May 31.

The ministry also expects the recipients to be physically present for the collection of their medals and certificates scheduled for June 1, 2023.