President Muhammadu Buhari has been conferred with “The Grand Cordon of the Knighthood of Venerable Order of the Pioneers”, the highest national honour of the Republic of Liberia, Igbere TV reports.
The president is the Special Guest of Honour at the country’s 172nd Independence Anniversary.
He was conferred the honour on Friday by President George Weah.
Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, said “the award is presented by the government for outstanding and distinguished service in international affairs, government, religion, art, science and commerce, Igbere TV reports.
“It is also for singular acts of philanthropy and deeds of heroism and valour.”
On the entourage of the president is Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara, and Mai Mala Buni of Yobe.
Also on the entourage is the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mustapha Sulaiman, and other top government officials.