The Correspondents’ Chapel, Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kano state chapter will on Friday, December 17, 2021 honour distinguished personalities for their sterling achievements in various fields of endeavour.
This year’s edition of the award, will focus on three key areas of including security, education and humanitarian contributions.
For the first time, the Kano state Command of the Department of State Security (DSS), has also been penciled down to receive institutional Award for its professional conduct in maintaining internal security in the state.
Among recipients of the Award during the epoch-making event slated to hold at Tahir Guest Palace, Kano, include: the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Alhassan Ado Doguwa; politician
-cum-philanthropist, Alhaji Inuwa Waya; Managing Director of Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA), Dr. Baffa Baba Danagundi; The Deputy Gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019 elections in Kano, Comrade Aminu Abdulsalam; member of the House of Representatives representing Nasarrawa Constituency, Alhaji Nasiru Ali Ahmed; former Federal Lawmaker Alhaji Kawu Sumaila, The Founder of Al-Istiqama Private University Kano.
Other individuals who would be recognised during the occasion include Superintendent of Police, Magaji Musa Majia; Hajiya Zainab B.B. Faruk; Malam Aminu Ibrahim; and Malam Hamisu Ali-Vulcanizer.
The Chairman of Kano (NUJ) Correspondents’ Chapel, Alhaji Ibrahim Garba Shuaibu, while commenting on the event, said those selected for the Award and Recognition passed through rigorous screening by the Screening Committee of the Chapel, which considered their achievements in their various areas of calling, including service to humanity.
According to him, the recipients were carefully chosen, devoid of prejudice, but with considerations to their track records and success stories which have positively impacted on the lives of Nigerians and Nigeria as a nation.
He added that the Chapel will also use the occasion to launch its 2022 Almanac.
Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje will be the Special Guest of Honour at the event.