General News | 19 October 2016 09:40 CET

Ex- President Obasanjo and Others To Be Honoured at Pan African Humanitarian Awards in Dubia

By Alex Nwankwo

Former president of the most populous black nation, President Olusegun Obasanjo is to be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the prestigious Pan African Humanitarian awards scheduled to hold in Dubai on the 12th of November. In his acceptance letter, the two term President of the Federal republic of Nigeria and former Chairperson of the African Union stated “I feel highly honoured by the kind sentiments expressed in your letter and the kind gesture, which I accept with pleasure…. this award is not only to honour me but it is also an award to all the great men and women who have worked tirelessly with me in the undertakings I have had in my life…”

Also to attend the prestigious night of honour are: Former Sierra Leone Head of State and current Presidential Aspirant H.E Brig. (Rtd) Julius Maada Wonie Bio; Gambian First Lady Her Excellency Madam Zineb Yahya Jammeh; Former Liberian 1st Lady who was also rated most influential woman in Liberia after the President- Senator Howard Taylor; President of the World Leaders Forum Dubai Sabine Balve; Acclaimed CNN Hero and Founder of the Girl Child Network International Muvzare Betty Makoni; Speaker East African Commission Rt. Hon Daniel Fred Kidega; Uganda Member of Parliament and Board member of the Parliamentary Network of the World Bank and IMF Hon. Nathan Nandala Mafabi; Former Cabo Verdean Minister of Justice and Internal Affairs – H.E Morias Morris; Chairman of Royal Africa Holdings HRH Prince Ebrahim; Governor Emeritus of Rotary International Dr. Mike Omotosho; Director General of the West African Institutes Prof. Djénéba Traore; Hon. Consul General of Antigua and arbuda to Nigeria Ambassador Capt. Williams Wallace, Chairman of Innoson Motors-the first indigenous vehicle manufacturing company in Africa Dr Innocent Chukwuma, Former Cabo Verdean youngest Parliamentarian and President of the Network of Women Parliamentarians Graca Sanches; Felak Concept Managing Director Dr Mrs Aisha Achimugu; Guinean gender activist and Founder of Make Every Woman Count Foundation Rainatou Sow; Africa’s Queen of Comedy Kasiime Anne; Miss Heritage Global President Mr Nhlanhla Shabangu; Executive Secretary African Project & Programme Management Association Dr. Donald Agumenu; Seasoned Kenyan actress and dancer Ruth Miangi; Renowned Media Personalities: Dlamini Minnie of South Africa, Nigerian Ginika Tor; Kenyan Beatrice Ndung'u; Nigerian Blogger Lilian Ijeoma; Cameroonian Photographer Peter Njodzeka; Zimbabwean Entrepreneur and founder of Kindacare Faith Nyamukapa , Most Beautiful Model in Nigeria Queen Yvette Meurer, President Pan African Film Consortium Mykel Parish, President African Heritage Awards and Miss Heritage Nigeria Chinor Emeka, Uk first class Beauty Queen Chichi Mbagwu, Ecokaya Executive Director and President of the Mozambiqcan NGO for Development Tania Tome and many more from our host countries - UAE and other continents.

The Pan African Humanitarian Awards, an annual event scheduled to hold on the 12th of November will host 300 highly recognized leaders in various sectors of industry, government, business and humanity from 27 African countries to discuss the future challenges and opportunities for those who are involved in developing the humanitarian practices, advocacy and socio-economic development in Africa and be honored for work of excellence through an Award Ceremony.

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