Organizers of the annual Nigeria Goodwill Ambassador Awards have confirmed that a number of personalities, including veteran actress, Tonto Charity Dikeh, Kogi State First Lady, Mrs Rashida Bello and one of the biggest radio personality in Nigeria, Grace Ekpo, will be honoured at the 2017 edition of the awards in Abuja on Thursday, June 1st 2017.
While Tonto Dikeh will receive Humanitarian Service Provider of the Year 1, the First Lady, Kogi State will be awarded Humanitarian Woman of the Year. Other nominees for the award includes; Aisha Yahaya, Paula Boroh, Stella Charles, Madonna Nduji and others. The nominees would be honoured for their contributions to the peace and development in Nigeria.
According to a statement from the organisers, the recognition will always be the push for them to achieve more in their various fields.
“After looking critically at the various achievements of these sons and daughters of Nigeria, there is no better way to appreciate them than giving them a boost.’’
Nigeria Goodwill Ambassador Awards is an annual award that honours Nigerians who contributed meaningfully to the development of the region within an annual span.