NGO presents awards to deserving individuals, organisations

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Live Abundantly Empowerment Initiative has held‘Kaleidoscope 2018’, an award ceremony for various recipients in honour oftheir selfless contributions to humanity.

The event which took place over the weekend at theprestigious Shell Hall of the Muson centre had dignitaries from all walks oflife who graced the august occasion.

On the roll call of the list of awardees include theGovernor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode who was recognized for driving changethat has positively impacted on the lives of the state residents.

Others include Ibikunle Amosun  and AbiolaAjimobi who are both Governors of Ogun and Oyo state respectively.

A former Chairman of Punch Nigeria Limited, LateWale Aboderin was conferred a posthumous humanitarian award for his‘humanitarian and social conscious endeavours’.

Independent daily newspaper, The Guardian, won MediaAdvocate Award while the events’ Safety and Security Award was given to theNational Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).International Organisation for Migration (IOM) was also honoured with theHumanitarian Award of the year.

In her speech, the convener of the organisation, Dr.Ama Onyerinma stated that the NGO was established to transform the lives ofwomen and children through education, social awareness and advocacy byinvesting in the community and promoting positive social change.

Chairperson Board of Trustee of the group, Mr GbengaOguntayo also harped on the need to move beyond the comfort zones and pushharder to achieve admirable and praiseworthy feats.

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