Magazine to honour 25 “unsung” Nigerian heroes

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By Sumaila Ogbaje

The OurNigeria News Magazine has selected former Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai to chair its 10th “Unsung Heroes ” award slated for Nov. 11, in Abuja.

The Chairman of the Award Planning Committee, Dr AK Peters said at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja that the award was for those who did “extra ordinary things, in extra ordinary circumstances without being noticed”.

Peters said the award was also “to identify, promote and project men and women of good character and in any little way motivate them to do more”.

According to him, 25 Nigerians who scale through clear cut parametres, criteria, scrutiny and competency will be selected for the award.

“Our unsung heroes will be seen, sung , celebrated, recognized and rewarded for raising the bar in leadership and the quest for a better Nigeria,” the chairman added.

He said that Gov. Bassey Otu of Cross River will be the Special Guest at the event, which is expected to be graced by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi. (NAN) (www.nannews.ng)

Edited by Maharazu Ahmed

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