Good Leadership: Femi Gbajabiamila, Ovie Omo Agege, Other Distinguished Nigerians Get Honour

Good Leadership: Femi Gbajabiamila, Ovie Omo Agege, Other Distinguished Nigerians Get Honour

  • Some eminent Nigerians will be honoured by The Good Leadership Organization over their leadership qualities
  • Three former Presidents/Head of State, one former state governor, seven state governors, six ministers, two traditional rulers
  • The awardees include former President Goodluck Jonathan, former President Umaru Musa Yar’adua, former Head of State Abdulsalami Abubakar among others

Determined to continue to raise the bar on governance in the country, The Good Leadership Organization ( GLSO), Nigeria is again set to honour Deserving Nigerians and hold the Good Leadership Lecture for the year 2023.

According to a release by the Director General of Good Leadership Organization, Bridget Torbua Igbauke, GLSO was the first in the history of Nigeria to espouse the entrenching of ethical political ideology in political parties .

Igbauke disclosed that the organization was also the first to launch the Ethical Political Ideology of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Bridget Torbua Igbauke speaks on leadership
Bridget Torbua Igbauke says some Nigerians will be honoured for their leadership qualities. Photo credit: Soji Jones
Source: UGC

Speaking on the 2023 Award celebration and public lecture, which is scheduled for February 11 in Abuja, she said three former Presidents/Head of State, one former state governor, seven state governors,six ministers,two traditional rulers and two distinguished Nigerians would be honoured with an award at the ceremony.

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Igbauke disclosed that the organization was also the first to launch the Ethical Political Ideology of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Speaking on the 2023 Award celebration and public lecture, which is scheduled for February 11 in Abuja, she said three former Presidents/Head of State, one former state governor, seven state governors, six ministers, two traditional rulers and two distinguished Nigerians would be honoured with an award at the ceremony.

The Awardees are former President Goodluck Jonathan, former President Umaru Musa Yar’adua, former Head of State Abdulsalami Abubakar, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, Gov. Bajide Sanwo Olu of Lagos state, Governor Babagana Umar Zulum of Borno state, Gov. Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna state, Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state, Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state , Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state and Governor Bajide Sanwo-Olu.

Also to be honoured are Senator Godswill Akpabio, Prof. Isa Pantami, Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Godffrey Onyema, Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola,SAN, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola ,Minister of Interior, Minister of State, Budget and National Planning Clement Agba ,Minister for Special Duties, Senator George Akume, Minister of Finance, National Planning and Budget,Dr. Zainab shamsuna Ahmed.

Other distinguished icons to be honoured are His Royal Highness,Emir of Borgu- Alhaji(Barr) Muhammad Sani Haliru Dantoro And King A.J Turner ,Ann- Kio Briggs, (Environment)Dr. Bette Edu, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Senator Ovie Omo Agege ,Hon.Ndudi Elumelu, Hon. James Abiodun Faleke,Hon. Abel Egbita and Architect Dr. Barka Mshelia.

Prominent Nigerian politicians who have dual citizenship

Meanwhile, a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt disqualified Rivers All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate Tonye Cole based on a dual citizenship suit pressed against him.

The Rivers APC guber candidate was reported to be a citizen of the United Kingdom (UK) and Nigeria.

In Nigeria's political history, Cole is not the first politician to be disqualified for having dual citizenship.

Source: Legit.ng

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