In northern Nigeria, several individuals, Institutions and associations have made adept efforts to forestall peace, especially in communities that are severely challenged by crisis and bandits attack. In this regard, the Peace Ambassador Agency worldwide has announced the forthcoming Northern Nigeria Peace Awards, which will honour the outstanding performance of notable persons who have stooped to conquer in the challenges of unrest in northern Nigeria.

According to a statement released by the Principal Executive Organiser, Amb Kingsley Amafibe, he announced the Awards Nominees for the April 12th Award event, holding in Abuja. The Nominees include first lady Sokoto state, Hajiya Dr Mariya Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Sen. Haliru Dauda Jika, Wife of Kogi State Governor, Rashida Bello, Hon Bashir Muhammed Dala, Alh Yarima Shatima, leader of Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, Umar Sanda Abdullahi, Yakubu Mohammed, Mal shehu Ahmad Isah, Emir of Daura, HRH Alhaji Umar Faruq Umar and others.

Others include, Hajiya Rukkaya Ibrahim, Dr. Auwal Mohammed Abdullahi, Prof. Amina Umar Ganduje, Hajiya farida Umar Faruq, Hajiya Halima Idris, Layla Ali Ali Othman, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Hon Bashir Wada,Amb Kingsley Azonobi, Prince UC Ingawa, Engr Jerry Ameh, Hon Auwal Aranfosu and Alhaji Muktar Bello Maigona. 

Amb. Kingsley however noted that the Nigeria Northern Peace Award has been organised to encourage those who are earnestly making indelible contributions towards the advancement of peace in the northern region of the country. He further stated that the awards is strictly based on merit, with emphasis on testimonies by beneficiaries of the intervention-programs initiated by Nominees to torpedo the unimaginable challenges faced in the north.


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