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UN To Honour Saidi Balogun, Others With  Ambassador Of Peace Awards      
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UN To Honour Saidi Balogun, Others With Ambassador Of Peace Awards     

Funsho Akinwale

Nollywood actors, including Dayo Amusa and Saidi Balogun, are some of the celebrities who will be honoured on February 14, 2020, in Lagos to flag off the United Nations’ 75th anniversary.

The event will be hosted by the popular cleric, Primate Elijah Ayodele, of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, in commemoration of his birthday.

According to the statement made available to the media by the organizers, Saidi Balogun, along with other notable names in Nigeria’s Nollywood film industry, including Dayo Amusa, Halima Abubakar, would be honoured with the Ambassador of Peace Awards.

Chinedu Anthony, Country Director (South Africa) of the United Nations World Peace, and the President, Ambassador Per Stafsen, are expected to present the awards to the recipients.

His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni Of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi; Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, who are royal fathers of the day; Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi; Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki; Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum; Maiyegun Of Yorubaland, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall, and many others will grace the ceremony.