The 2022 Northern Nigeria Peace Achievers Global Award is set to honour men and women who have contributed exceptionally to the growth and development of the northern region.
The event which has honoured great men and women from the north is set to host crémé dela crémé from the north to a grandeur event.
Out of the names shortlisted by the organisers, it was gathered only 25 would make it to the finale.
This was made known in Abuja by a representative of the organization, Amb. Kingsley Amafibe at a press conference held at his office at Wuse 2.
According to him, the event would witness respected personalities from all spheres of life in the north.
He stated that it was high time people start seeing the north for the good they do and the effort they are making towards stabilizing the region and not for the insecurity caused by bandits, insurgents and enemies of progress.
He called on Nigerians to see the effort some northerners who are fighting to keep the country united and stable.
He promised that the selection for the award was made by credible Nigerians who have contributed their quota in the growth and development of the country.
Amafibe further said, “Though Boko Haram and other bandits are trying very hard to destablise the region, the good being achieved in infrastructural and youth development is overwhelming.”
” Yet they are killing and maiming innocent people for their personal gains. We want to show the the world that the northerners are loving people who are working to prove the socio-cultural good of the Nigerians.
“This award would go along way in telling people that they are being watched and their good deeds are being recognised.” He concluded.
According to the organisation, there are illustrious sons and daughters of the north who have been penciled down for the award.
They are Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase,Dr. Dauda Lawal,Sen Hadi Abubakar Sirika,Dr Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi,Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu,Hon Adamu Atiku Abubakar
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