Nigeria’s Foremost Philanthropist, Prince Edwin Ochai and a league of others have been nominated for the prestigious Nigeria Goodwill Ambassador Awards….
The Agila Carnival and Face of Idoma organizer who has been supporting humanity both in his state of origin, Benue state through his numerous programmes as well as Port-Harcourt will be awarded during the 5th edition of Nigeria Goodwill Ambassador Awards slated for 6th July, 207 at the popular Musa Yar’adua centre, Abuja.
The prestigious event being put together by Goodwill Ambassador Agency will have eminent personalities across the country in attendance to grace the occasion which include Ghanaian Actress, Xandy Kamel, Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje , popular actress Juliet Ibrahim, Kogi state First Lady, Her Excellency Mrs Rashida Bello, Her Excellency Dr Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu, Grace “Lady G” Ekpo, Tonto Dikeh, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Sen. Rafin Ibrahim, Her Excellency Maryam Mauro Aminu Tambuwal, Maryam Booth, Alex Okoroji, Mrs Tosin Dokpesi and others.
Project Director of NGAA, Amb. Chris Odey, in a statement made available to media explained that the awards which cuts across over 30 categories, would be given to selected nominees for their contributions to peace building and development in Nigeria, especially in recent times.
Nigeria's Oko Emmanuel Ekpo popularly known as Emma Bricks Oko is without doubt one of the country's best, versatile young broadcasters in the broadcasting industry today.
The multi talented and award winning media personality is the most creative man among his peers in the industry. He has established a strong and authoritative voice in a career that has traversed both Radio & TV studios, diverse beats as Reporter/Editor and Newscaster. He has also ventured into the BUSSINESS of content creation as Creative writer, besides being very successful as a PR executive, promoter, producer, actor and event/artistes manager.
Emma Bricks Oko was born on the 15th of June in Yala local government of Cross River State Nigeria.
He gained fame and recognition in the media through his first TV programme "Nigerian Roads" in the late 2000s and was nominated for the 2011 NBC awards.
He has bagged different awards and ambassadorial recognition which include:
-Most outspoken Journalist, 2008 by (Department of Mass Communication, Fed. Poly, Bida)
-Media Cancer Ambassador, 2012 by (Fed. ministry of health)
-Nigerian Goodwill Ambassador, 2014 by (Nigerian Goodwill Ambassador Agency).
After working with different broadcasting firms within the nation's capital which include the following, Independent Television, (ITV), Dasamal Television Network (DTN), love FM and Energy TV, he has registered brickswrites.com.ng, a blogging network which will help him to get to the heterogeneous audience as the world has gone digital in broadcasting.