Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu was inducted as the face of Integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
The Minister was awarded the rare honour by the Sultan Maccido institute for peace, leadership and development studies of the University of Abuja, in his office on Monday in Abuja.
The honor was awarded to the minister, in line with his impeccable track record in public office, integrity, statesmanship, hardwork and the revolutionary strides he brought to ministry.
In his remarks, Dr. Onu said Nigeria must go back to its lost values, in order to be a prosperous, strong and united country.
He further said that nation should not take integrity for granted, adding that President Buhari’s integrity paved the way for the ruling APC to victory in 2015.
The minister added that President Buhari is committed to building a strong socio-economic foundation for Nigeria.
He fondly remembered the late Sultan Maccido as a Nigerian who was upright and committed to a strong and united Nigeria.
Earlier, the Director of the Sultan Maccido Institute for Peace, Leadership and Development Studies, Prof. Muttulah Olasupo, said Dr. Onu is a man of integrity, who brought landmark achievements to the development of Science and Technology in Nigeria.
He further said that his institute’s decision to Induct Dr. Onu, will inspire many young Nigerians to appreciate and emulate individuals with imbued integrity.
He described integrity as a social capital and urged on young people that integrity pays.
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