IMPRESSiVE: The 2017 PAN Nigeria Humanitarian Ambassador Awards ends in grand style..(photos)

The 2nd Edition of the Arise O Nigeria Leadership Symposium & The PAN Nigeria Humanitarian Awards - DELTA 2017 ends in grand style.. 

The Leadership Symposium & Humanitarian awards held in Asaba, Delta on Fri Oct 20th, 2017 was a huge success as it recorded massive turnout of dignitaries from different part of the country who spoke extensively on various leadership issues. 

Notable Dignitaries who were honoured with the Humanitarian award includes

Rt. Hon (Barr) Dave Iorhemba , Former Speaker, Benue State House of Assembly,
Prof Chris M. Nwaokobia,
Prince NED Nwoko represented by Hon. Emeka Madu,
Hon. Goldman Ordue,
Hon. Emmanuel Ajayi ( Chief Whip, 8th Assembly, Lagos Island Local Govt) ,
Barr. Festus Ofume ( Delta state Chairman, Young Democratic Party ) ,
Bishop Emmanuel Enumero,
Queen Adejoh ( Miss Tourism 2017 ) & other personalities who came to represent some nominated dignitaries. 

Following interview of the NGO President, Amb. Jonathan Ojadah Daniel at the event, he said " Next Year event promises to be filled with a high octave glitz & glamour as Arise O Nigeria will be organizing The 3rd Edition of the PAN Nigeria Leadership Symposium & Global SDG Humanitarian Awards Tagged " Hope For Nigeria "   scheduled to hold in the centre of Excellence, Lagos state onTuesday May 1st, 2018 to commemorate the International Workers day. Time: 12pm - 6pm

Notable SPEAKERS will come from all around the Country !!!

He also mentioned that Arise O Nigeria Empowerment initiative willl enjoin the UN Women for the "HeForShe" Campaign and in this light, the Miss Ambassador for Humanity Nigeria was organized to discover young ladies from different states in Nigeria who have deep passion for Humanity to contest and be selected/recognized as Humanitarian Ambassadors. Following the just concluded Miss Ambassador for Humanity Contest, The Endorsed 2017 Humanitarian Ambassadors & their offices include

 Amb. Gift Godwin (MAH- South West)

 Amb. Faith Yussuf (MAH -North Central)

Amb..Onwuka Esther (MAH-South South)

 Amb. Mercy Anyanwu (MAH Nigeria)

Amb. Ndiana Iyang ( MAH Int'l )

Amb. Annastesia okolie (MAH South East )

Amb. Comfort ( MAH Culture )

 Amb. Oluchi  Nkole (MAH-Tourism)

According to Amb. Jonathan,  The 2018 event will also Feature the Unveiling of "THE HUMANITARIAN" Magazine which will showcase profiles of Credible Philantropist, NGO's & Corporate organizations actively involved in corporate social responsibilities geared towards humanitarian developments.

In a recent publication, The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that there was the need to increase women development in Nigeria.

The UN women chief was at the Nigeria House where he met with the Nigeria's Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande and the Deputy Permanent Representative, Amb. Samson Itegboje.

Mlambo-Ngcuka had visited Nigeria in July 2017 alongside UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed to push ways to address the many challenges confronting girls and women in the country.

Mlambo-Ngcuka pledged the support of the UN women agency in this regard, saying the men do a lot to position themselves.

"So we will be working with other civil society," the UN Women chief said.

According to her, she was at the Nigerian Mission to give the Ambassador feedback on the visit to Nigeria.

She added that the briefing also included the progress the UN Women was making in Nigeria and the progress that Nigeria was making at the time of the visit.

"We were able to renew our commitment to support girls that were affected by the abductions – the Chibok girls in particular.

"We were also able to look at the women and girls who were in the internally displaced persons' camps and their conditions.

"This is to make sure that we address any violations of their rights that may happen. The government has already taken steps to address that, which we appreciate," she said.

Mlambo-Ngcuka explained that the UN agency is doing a lot in the area of women peace and security in general in the country.

"So it's also supporting the different initiatives that government has in addressing the safety of women, including safe schools. So we were able to discuss the next steps.

She said the agency's tactics was to join the activities of government to increase the awareness of the communities to what creates insecurity for the girls.

She added UN Women would also support the girls that had come back from Boko Haram abduction to de-stigmatise and to ensure their successful integration.

"We will relaunch the 'HeForShe' now with the President – Muhammadu Buhari," the UN Women chief said.

Arise O' Nigeria is saddled with empowering youths & women towards achieving the sustainable development goals in Nigeria and that is why the NGO, Arise O Nigeria has fully decided to support the 

'HeForShe' -  A solidarity campaign for the advancement of women initiated by UN Women. Its goal is to engage men and boys as agents of change by encouraging them to take action against negative inequalities faced by women and girls..


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