- Legit.ng has been nominated for the champion of democracy and development award
- The Nigeria's number one online medium in Nigeria will receive the most people's friendly online platform award on Thursday, July 11, in Abuja
- The award is being organised by the Suncity news media
The Nigeria's number online news platform, Legit.ng, has been nominated by the Suncity news for the 2019 edition of its champion of democracy and development award.
A statement sent to Legit.ng by the publisher and editor-in-chief of Suncity news, Chibuisi Mba, indicated that the award was meant to honour individuals, organisations, government agencies among others, who contributed to the successful conclusion of the 2019 general elections.
Mba said the award was also aimed at identifying Nigeria's unsung champions of democracy and development in 2019 by highlighting the nexus between democracy and development.
He said an online and offline nomination exercise by Nigerians across the country were collated, adding that after the rigorous survey and analysis that lasted for over two months, Legit.ng was chosen by Nigerians for the award.
The statement read: "As part of our efforts to deepen democracy in the country by celebrating individuals, organisations, government agencies, and security personnel, religious and traditional leaders who have contributed positively to the successful conclusion of the 2019 general elections as well as those who have given their best to ensure the development of the country, the Suncity news has instituted the Suncity news champions of democracy and development award.
"Sir, after the rigorous survey and analysis that lasted for over 2 months, we are glad to inform you of your nomination by Nigerians to receive the Suncity news champions of democracy and development award as the most people's friendly online platform for election coverage 2019.
"This 2019 edition is scheduled to be hosted at the prestigious Nigeria Law School, Abuja. On Thursday, July 11, at 10.00am. To this effect, we write to request for your presence to receive the award. It is our strong belief that this event will deepen our democratic processes, strengthen our institutions, stimulate credible leadership and social development. We also use this opportunity to kindly ask that you use your medium to support and promote the event.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the editor-in-chief of Legit.ng, Bayo Olupohunda, made the YNaija 2019 list of 100 most influential people in Nigerian politics.
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