Democracy Day: Sir Omoluwa, Engineer Nimrod, Dr. Sani Adamu Bag NUJ Awards

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Some guests at the Maiden NUJ Kaduna Democracy Day Lecture/Awards held at the Arewa House in Kaduna on Wednesday June 12, 2019.

By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kaduna State Council has presented awards of excellence to three eminent personalities as part of activities to mark the June 12 Democracy Day.


At a colourful ceremony held at the prestigious Arewa House in Kaduna, Chairman,/CEO Pinnacles Communications, Sir Lucky Omoluwa, CEO of Enviplan International, Engineer Musa Nimrod and Founder Deservation.org, Dr. Sani Adamu were honoured for their contributions to democracy and good governance.


Sir Lucky Omoluwa was awarded Icon of Broadcast Media Development in Nigeria, prominently for his role in connecting millions of grassroots viewers to digital satellite television among other feats.

Chairman of Pinnacle Communications, Sir Lucky Omoluwa, represented by his Media Consultant, Alhaji Babatunde receiving Icon of Broadcast Media Development in Nigeria Award from Chairman of the occasion, CEO of Dialogue Group, , Mahdi Shehu, at the Maiden NUJ Kaduna Democracy Day Lecture/Awards held at the Arewa House in Kaduna on Wednesday June 12, 2019.


Engineer Musa Nimrod, bagged the Icon Of Youth Empowerment Award for his tremendous contributions to uplifting the standards of youths economically and through sports in the country.

Engineer Musa Nimrod receiving Icon Of Youth Empowerment Award from Chairman of the occasion, CEO of Dialogue Group, , Mahdi Shehu, at the Maiden NUJ Kaduna Democracy Day Lecture/Awards held at the Arewa House in Kaduna on Wednesday June 12, 2019.


Dr. Sani Adamu, was awarded in recognition of his contributions to democracy through effective mobilisation of youth to actively participate in politics. He was presented with the Young Democratic Icon  Award.


In his remarks, NUJ Kaduna Chairman, Comrade Adamu Yusuf congratulated the recipients for being the nominees for the maiden edition of the awards.


In an interview after the presentation, Engineer Nimrod said he WS grateful to NUJ for identifying him for the prestigious award.


“I am happy that the little we do for society is been recognised. The fact remains that if we don’t impact positively on the youth, when we are old and rely on walking stick to walk, who would help us? It us still the same youth of today that we have empowered.


Sir Omoluwa, who was unavoidably absent, was represented by his Media Consultant, Alhaji Babatunde.

Dignitaries at the Maiden NUJ Kaduna Democracy Day Lecture/Awards held at the Arewa House in Kaduna on Wednesday June 12, 2019.


The event was supported by Nigerian Breweries PLC.

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