The Federal Government, on Monday, describes the list of candidates for national honors being passed around by various internet media outlets as fraudulent, IgbereTV reports
Over the weekend, a number of names that were allegedly on the list of Nigerians who will receive national awards were widely reported in the media.
However, the list of nominees has drawn criticism, particularly regarding the caliber of those up for awards. The list of nominees has now gone viral on the Internet.
The government in a statement signed y Julie Jacobs, Director of Press for the Federal Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, refuted the list, claiming that it would be published at the proper time and in the appropriate means.
She urged the general public to ignore the list since it was an effort by overzealous reporters to break fake news