Tambuwal, Melaye, and Peller honoured with Peace Achievers Awards.
Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, former Senator Dino Melaye and Hon. Shina Peller, a member of Federal House of Representatives, were among notable Nigerians recently honoured with Peace Achievers Awards.
The 8th edition of the annual award night held at the prestigious Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja.
The former federal speaker, Tambuwal, received Governor of the Year on Peace and Security award, and Oke, the BSTAN boss, was honoured with the Award for Excellence in Business and Community Development.
Other awardees included Prince Ned Nwoko, who received Award of Excellence in Community Development and Agent of Change.
Dr. Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, former Governor of Sokoto State, Hon. Shina Peller, Lady Uche Ifeatu-Obi and Hadi Waziri Tambuwal were also honoured as peace agents.
The Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, Oba Saheed Elegushi, Bisoye Fagade, Uche Igbokwe and Chief Isaac David, among others, also bagged peace awards.
The President of Peace Ambassador Agency, Kingsley Amafibe, while addressing the media at the award night, said that the award was based on recipients’ commitment to programmes that engender peace, promote youth and economic development and humanitarian services.
He noted that the initiative was non-political but a veritable platform to recognize service to humanity in whichever capacity in the society
Photo Credit: King Solomon Ekhaiyeme.