The selfless contributions of excellent Nigerians to justice and inclusion had been recognized at the second Neighborhood and Human Rights (CAHR) Awards, which held on Wednesday, 18 November, 2020.
Organised by CSR-in-Motion, one of many foremost sustainability advocacy and consulting firms within the area, and backed by Ford Foundation and International Rights, the CAHR Awards celebrates neighborhood and human rights heroes, from amongst organisations and people. And there are 9 completely different award classes devoted to traditionally outstanding personalities.
Based on Bekeme Masade-Olowola, CAHR Awards Chairperson and Chief Government, CSR-in-Motion. “Our aim is to recognise those individuals and businesses that are working not for clout but for legacy, those who seek to leave a legacy for generations unborn to emulate”.
Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Minister of Finance, World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General hopeful, gained the Aminu Kano Award for Management. She was lately named Forbes’ Africa Individual of the Year 2020.
The Apostle Hayford Alile Humanitarian Award, within the Particular person class, went to Safiya Ibn Garba, Founding father of Empowering Ladies for Excellence Initiative (EWEI), a non-governmental organisation which offers multisectoral intervention for women and girls empowerment.
Aisha Yesufu, an outstanding figure in the EndSARS protest and Co-Founding father of the Convey Again Our Ladies motion, received the Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti Human Rights Award for her relentless drive for the defence of human rights and justice within the nation, while the Ken Saro-Wiwa Environmental Administration Award went to African Clear Up Initiative (ACI), a non-profit that has carried out quite a few main clean-ups in numerous densely populated areas in Nigeria.
Nominees for the CAHR Awards have been elected by members of the general public by way of a web based voting course of that ended on the 4th of November, 2020. The finalists have been voted on-line following a assessment by the CAHR Awards Committee after which winners have been chosen by a jury made up of eminent personalities from various fields resembling Michael Ugochukwu aka Ruggedman, Tokunboh George-Taylor and Sola ‘Schullzz’ Mogaji.
Rewarding excellence: Victory Wilson, occasion compere; Godman Akinlabi, Lead Pastor of The Elevation Church; Prince Onyema Okonjo, representing Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; Dr Nechi Ezeako, Board Member, CSR-in-Motion; Bekeme Masade-Olowola, Founder, CSR-in-Motion/ Convener, SITEI Convention
Rewarding excellence: Godman Akinlabi, Lead Pastor of The Elevation Church; Bekeme Masade-Olowola, Founder, CSR-in-Motion/ Convener, SITEI Convention; Prince Onyema Okonjo, representing Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; Dr Nechi Ezeako, Board Member, CSR-in-Motion.
Uche Brown, representing Safiya Ibn Garba; Godman Akinlabi, Lead Pastor of The Elevation Church; Victory Wilson, occasion compere
Adelanwa Olatunji, representing Child Shield Initiative; Michael Ugochukwu (Ruggedman); Victory Wilson, occasion compere
Eniola Walter, representing Zion Ibru, Michael Ugochukwu (Ruggedman); Victory Wilson, occasion compere
Bekeme Masade-Olowola, Founder, CSR-in-Motion/ Convener, SITEI Conference; Alexander Akhigbe, FOUNDER/CEO African Clear-Up Initiative; Victory Wilson, occasion compere
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