The Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Governor Wike and Nigeria Musician, Wizkid have been nominated for the 2018 edition of the Peace Achievers Awards.
Mr Kingsley Amafibe, the Project Director of Peace Ambassadors Agency, organisers of the annual awards, made this known in Abuja.
The event has been scheduled to hold in September at the Transcorp Hilton,Abuja.
According to him, Governor Aminu Masari, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Abdul Samad Rabiu of BUA Group were among the nominees too.
Other nominees for the award included Comedian Bovi, Preye Berezi, Ini Edo,Akinaka Richard,Engr. Gesi Asamaowei and many others.
He stressed that the Executive Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike would be honoured with the ‘Award for Excellence in Peacekeeping and Developemnt’ for his efforts at maintaining peace in Rivers State.
He noted that since the inception of Nyesom Wike as the Governor of Rivers State, peace has returned to hitherto troubled areas in Rivers State while a sustained developmental strides could be seen everywhere in the state.
“Gov. Wike has proven that he is committed to Nigeria’s Peace and Unity, by leading his men to fight and curb the activities of insurgents in the State and other forms of criminality across the state.
Amafibe explained that although there are lots of patriotic men and women who have contributed meaningfully in the peace building project in Nigeria, it was imperative to honour the ‘outstanding’ ones.
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