The management of Nigeria Goodwill Ambassador Awards has affirmed that all is set for its 5th edition billed for 6th July, 2017 at the prestigious Shehu Musa Yar ‘adua Centre, Abuja.
The first ever benevolent award ceremony in Nigeria which was birthed to celebrate, recognise and honour sincere humanitarian service providers as well as philanthropists including extraordinary achievers in Nigeria.
The National President Amb. Chris Odey who gave the affirmation during the week in Abuja while addressing newsmen men revealed that the 5th edition has its theme as “Green White Green” adding that the organization still hold firm its mandate of recognising individuals and organization who are outstanding in humanitarian services.
Amb. Chris stressed that it will not compromise in any aspect as the organization is known for putting smiles on the faces of well meaning Nigerians and Organizations who strives to put smiles on the faces of the needy, downtrodden and less privilege in the society by acknowledging their services.
Amb. Odey also stated that the organization usually embark on a national humanitarian and awareness projects such as drilling of boreholes for orphanage homes, setting libraries and giving scholarship to orphans, less privilege and championing campaign on Breast Cancer Awareness annually adding that the organization will pay courtesy visit to at least one prison in the 36 states of the federation including FCT during the 2017 national project tagged” BETTER LIVING WELFARE FOR NIGERIAN INMATES campaign that will see the organization partner both local and international organizations as well as NGOs to give relief materials such as mattresses, blankets, rain booths as well as a major rehabilitation centres across the country for the freed inmates to be empowered.
He unveiled the 2017 awardees to include His Excellency Abdullahi Umar Ganduje (Kano State Governor), Hon. Ossai Nicholas Ossai, Hon. Edward Gyang Pwajok, Hon. Lynda Chuba Ikpeazu, Hon. Abubakar Moriki, Engr. George Papamie Sunday Iwo, Rashida Yahayah Bello (First Lady, Kogi State), Dr Zainab Bagudu (First Lady Kebbi State), Mairo Aminu Tambuwal (First Lady Sokoto State) Ogenyi Onazi Eddy(MON), Maria Ijaka Odi, Halima A. Suleiman, Ummayyat Mahmood, Gloria Silva, Nunnsi Ojong, Amb. Marian Akinpelu, Grace “Lady G” Ekpo, Tonto Dikeh, Aisha Yahaya, Lulu Okonkwo, Christopher Ifeanyi Oputa, Sarah Hipson, Juliet Ibrahim, Alex Okoroji, Anderson Osiebe, Natasha Akpoti, New-era Christopher, Emem Isong, Halima Atete, Hadiza Yakubu and a few others.