The President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has obtained a ‘Bridge Builder’ award, conferred on him by a Non Governmental Organisation, Like to the World Initiative Bridge Builders.
The group’s regional spokesman, Abubakar Jibrin, in an announcement on Wednesday said that the award was in recognition of Dangote’s “avowed Pan-African posture, laced along with his nationalistic strategy in finding his industries and his employment insurance policies.”
The assertion stated, “The richest man in Africa and enterprise mogul bagged the award for distinguishing himself within the promotion of peaceable co-existence, poverty alleviation and hospitality throughout the nation and Africa at giant.”
The Chief Government of the NGO, Josephine Anumbor, mentioned that the award was geared toward mobilising Nigerians to alter from being egocentric to turning into selfless and to contribute to nationwide growth.
She mentioned DANGOTE Industries Restricted was instance of the drive to curb unemployment and uplift Nigerians via numerous companies.
The Director-Basic of the Nationwide Orientation Company, Garba Abari, mentioned the awardee deserved international recognition for giving succour to the much less privileged.
He stated, “Dangote’s help to Internally Displaced Individuals within the North-East is exemplary.”
He stated the NGO was a part of presidency’s “Change Begins With Me” marketing campaign and urged Nigerians to point out love, to allow the nation to sort out sociopolitical and financial challenges going through the nation.
Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, who was the Chairman of the event, referred to as on Nigerians to point out love to 1 one other.
Represented by his brother, Mr. Dauda Gowon, the ex-head of state stated peaceable co-existence, love and unity had been non-negotiable in resolving challenges.
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